Contributed by Analisa Estrada License: All Rights Reserved. Epicure is dedicated to providing delicious meal solutions that use only real, whole ingredients you can trust, while never compromising on taste. Hint developed Epicure’s new brand system: identity, photography, website design, and packaging; from the smallest spices with the simplest labels to the largest cookware and … Continue reading Epicure
Contributed by Production Type Source: http://www.buildingparis.fr © Building Paris/Julien Lelièvre. License: All Rights Reserved. In 2013, T&P Work UNit has been commissioned to conceive BETC’s new offices in Les Magasins Généraux warehouses, Pantin, France, a former granary well known for becoming the favorite graffiti artists’ playground for almost a decade (interactive exploration of the building). Parisian studio … Continue reading Magasins Généraux window signs
Contributed by Quentin Schmerber Source: http://midnight-marauder.com © Midnight Marauder / Tony Stella. License: All Rights Reserved. In December 2017, graphic designer Midnight Marauder and illustrator Tony Stella teamed up to deliver three unofficial posters for Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water. Beside the awesome watercolor paintings by Stella, they were very creative with type, using the … Continue reading The Shape of Water unofficial posters
Contributed by 205TF License: All Rights Reserved. The twenty-third newsletter of the Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication in Lyon has just come out. Layout by Bureau 205, featuring Yoann Minet’s Clifton as the main display typeface. License: All Rights Reserved. License: All Rights Reserved. License: All Rights Reserved. License: All Rights Reserved. License: All … Continue reading La Lettre du Musée nº23
Contributed by Stephen Coles Source: https://magazines.iaddb.org Image: International Advertising & Design Database. License: All Rights Reserved. Ad in the 37th Annual of Advertising and Editorial Art and Design of the Art Directors Club, 1958. The “SH&L” is likely Lubalin’s hand lettering, not type. The text is set in Torino.
Searching for the right font for a text-intensive design project can feel like trying to solve a riddle. This is because the requirements for a suitable font are actually much more complex than it seems at first glance – and the almost endless number of available fonts doesn’t make the decision any easier, either. But … Continue reading How to find a suitable text font?
The award-winning FF Signa super family has a new member, FF Signa Round. Ole Søndergaard took the characterful shapes and distinct proportions of FF Signa Sans and reworked them into a warm and inviting typeface that works well for text and display copy.
Back in the late 1930s the innovative and somewhat unknown designer, Berthold Wolpe created five completely distinct typefaces, Albertus, Fanfare, Pegasus, Tempest and Sachsenwald. Revived and remastered for the digital age by Toshi Omagari and his team from The Monotype Studio, we are delighted to introduce, The Wolpe Collection. A trailblazer and innovator, Berthold Wolpe, … Continue reading Introducing The Wolpe Collection
The division in postwar Berlin was evident not only in the presence of the wall, the street signs on either side bore two different typefaces. As the wall came down, Verena Gerlach and Ole Schäfer captured and documented the designs and from this, the FF City Style Volume was born. In celebration of the Day … Continue reading One City, One Wall, Two Fonts
Screenshot via GT America An awe-inspiring microsite displaying how a hip, old school-like typeface can be applied and styled has been the talk of the design community in the past week. Created by Swiss type designer Noël Leu and London-based graphic designer Seb McLauchlan, the ‘GT America’ typeface aims to find the missing link between … Continue reading Helvetica Alternative With 84 Styles Makes Hipsterism A Coveted Aesthetic Again
No company’s design language has been so lauded, so scrutinized, so institutionalized as Braun’s. Braun’s products have arguably inspired generation after generation of product designers and the 10 Principles of Good Design associated with their products has almost achieved Hippocratic-Oath-status with a large number of product designers. Designer Gao Yang decided to pay homage to … Continue reading Good product design makes good typography!
In another article I showed how the typography of numerals on a watch dial helps to build up the identity of a brand. In addition to the shape of the numerals, two other design choices have to be made: Arabic or Roman numerals… or no numerals at all (either hour markers or nothing at all). … Continue reading Those crazy Roman numerals
Contributed by Kirill Gluschenko License: All Rights Reserved. Hotel Venets was part of a larger complex of buildings, that were specially constructed to mark the anniversary in Ulyanovsk, a small Soviet town formerly known as Simbirsk, renamed in honour of its most famous son, Lenin (born Ulyanov). A photo album discovered amid the archives of … Continue reading Venets. Welcome to the Ideal
Mixing the best of its older siblings, Ropa Mix is the new kid on the block, part of lettersoup’s. Ropa Type Family. With two free weights, you can try before you buy. Ropa Mix Pro is the newest addition to the Ropa Type System. At the head of the family is Ropa Sans, the original … Continue reading Mix It Up
Contributed by Benoît Bodhuin Source: https://crystalzapata.com Crystal Zapata. License: All Rights Reserved. Great series of posters from Crystal Zapata for Bricktown Sound Dance Party at The Hungry Brain, Chicago. Source: https://crystalzapata.com Crystal Zapata. License: All Rights Reserved. Source: https://crystalzapata.com Crystal Zapata. License: All Rights Reserved. Source: https://crystalzapata.com Crystal Zapata. License: All Rights Reserved.
‘Madera’. Image provided by Monotype Leading type asset provider Monotype has introduced two clean typefaces to its existing collection of 2,500 font families. The new additions, ‘Madera’ and ‘Unitext’, were created based on contemporary design trends and demands, as well as feedback from “hundreds of brands.” Though they’re distinctively different, the two resources are fashioned … Continue reading Monotypes Two New Sans-Serifs Bring Urbanity &; Legibility To The Table
trevor wheatley and cosmo dean are best known for embedding commonly used phrases — ‘all good,’ ‘bless,’ ‘¯_(ツ)_/¯,’ — in public, natural environments. the world is their InDesign file, for which frozen rivers, fields and fences are their selected, background layers. designboom had the pleasure of talking typography, language, process and inspiration with both of … Continue reading designboom talks typography and ¯_(ツ)_/¯ with trevor wheatley and cosmo dean