Bringing Fruits to Life – Watercolour Paintings by Marija Tiurina

Marija Tiurina is a London-based illustrator & concept artist, she takes fresh fruits and vegetables and turns them into unique watercolor characters, we must say, they look absolutely magnificent! She states what inspired her the most was the mind-blowing selection of fruits and vegetables in a greengrocer in London:

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Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

Azuki is an absolutely adorable Japanese hedgehog who loves to go on all kinds of adventures. This time he went camping, and we’re sure it’s the cutest thing you’ll see today. This little camper was fully prepared for his trip – he brought his own tent, grill, and even a little kayak. Source: This Japanese … Continue reading Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

Helvetica Alternative With 84 Styles Makes Hipsterism A Coveted Aesthetic Again

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 … Continue reading Helvetica Alternative With 84 Styles Makes Hipsterism A Coveted Aesthetic Again

Mars Gets Its First Typeface, Equivalent To ‘Helvetica’ On Earth

The innate wanderlust of humankind means that people have long dreamt about living on planets outside of Earth. This fantasy is now being revisited by many due to the fact that NASA successfully landed on Mars last month. Source: Mars Gets Its First Typeface, Equivalent To ‘Helvetica’ On Earth

Do People Still Love Helvetica?

Do people still use Helvetica ? Today, we will see what designers say about the notorious font. Are you curious to find out how many hate it and how many love it? So am I. Let’s find out! Approximately 1000 years ago, the Chineseman Bi Sheng invented the mobile letter. Source: Do People Still Love … Continue reading Do People Still Love Helvetica?

Can IBM Plex topple Helvetica?

IBM has high hopes for its new typeface, but can Plex honestly challenge the goliath Helvetica? Its lead designer, Mike Abbink, says it can. A story by Lucas Czarnecki . The post Can IBM Plex topple Helvetica? appeared first on 365typo . Source: Can IBM Plex topple Helvetica?

Helvetica Is Now An Encryption Device

Let’s say you’re an operative with the CIA. Your agents are filing intelligence briefs to you in text documents. But how do you know that the document’s text hasn’t been tampered with somehow by someone malicious who got their hands on it? advertisement You don’t. But researchers have figured out a way to embed encryption … Continue reading Helvetica Is Now An Encryption Device

Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

Description & details Here we have a nice collection of 30 free icons that capture the beauty and diversity of people and cultures around the world. All icons were crafted with great attention to details and come in multiple sizes and formats. If you enjoy this free sample, be sure to check out the full collection of Diversity Avatars. Format: … Continue reading Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

These intricate portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters are made entirely from paper, cut in different layers and using various colours and textures to emulate the strokes of a paintbrush. Crafted by Robbin Gregorio, an illustrator and designer from the Philippines, the attention to detail is impressive and certainly demonstrates a patient and … Continue reading Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

The difference between oblique and italic

The difference between italics and oblique typefaces

Italics are probably the most common form of typographic emphasis and is used in both text and display settings.  True-drawn italics are usually a unique and separate design from their Roman brethren.  Aldus Manutius, a commercial printer, was looking for a way to fit more type onto a page and to reduce the price of his low-cost editions.

12 Positive psychology posts for resilience

It is a New Year, new beginnings this time of year tends to magnify peoples loneliness.  There are many blog posts that enable people to function at their best.  This is 12 of them, enjoy;

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The difference between font and typeface

Often for new web designers, there is a confusion between the distinction between typefaces and fonts. The first thing that should be clarified is that the term typeface and font are not interchangeable. Even though most people use them interchangeably and I often find myself mixing the two up. Before digital typography, a typeface referred … Continue reading The difference between font and typeface

Beautiful brush script from Ken Barber

Beautiful brush script from Ken Barber Source: Beautiful brush script from Ken Barber

2017 Oscar Nominations: Animated Feature, Animated Short, VFX

What do you think? The post 2017 Oscar Nominations: Animated Feature, Animated Short, VFX appeared first on Cartoon Brew . Source: 2017 Oscar Nominations: Animated Feature, Animated Short, VFX

Totoro’s Daily Life in Funny GIFs

Australian graphic designer CL Terry , presented us Totoro, heroe of the Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece, My Neighbor Totoro, making fitness fitness . In new GIFs she shows us the daily life of the tender character : between swimming, playing music,, dancing, working and making the Pokemon. Source: Totoro’s Daily Life in Funny GIFs

TT Hazelnuts Font Family from TypeType

TT Hazelnuts, a curvy sans serif font family from foundry TypeType. Designed by Ivan Gladkikh and the TypeType team, TT Hazelnuts is a universal display font family for multi purpose. Equipped with 9 weights plus true Italics as well as decorative elements and plenty of OpenType features, you can use it for both headlines and … Continue reading TT Hazelnuts Font Family from TypeType

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The need to belong (+ a new project in the works)

When I was in primary school, a few of my classmates would start up not-so-secret clubs, and inevitably they’d have all the cool kids in it. Knowing that there was a secret club (they did a crap job of covering it up, really), I was bewildered – why wasn’t I invited? Source: The need to … Continue reading The need to belong (+ a new project in the works)