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 ’Read More →

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 EarthRead More →

Omelett Identity typeface design

When  Stockholm design studio Bedow was tasked with creating the name and visual identity for a photo booth company, it gave it quite an unexpected name, Omelett.Read More →

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.Read More →

These posters by Robin Weissenborn are not new, they were designed in 2015 and awarded in an international poster competition. The graphic designer, who was studying at the prestigious Bauhaus university at the time, designed a series of posters using experimental typography and cool distorted perspectives.

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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?Read More →

Typography can make or break a poster. No matter how perfect the imagery, if the type isn’t conveyed in the right way, the design has failed – which is why choice of typography in poster design is so important. Whether you’re designing gig or movie poster , a product advertRead More →

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 outRead More →

“When the Velvetyne crew and I published the typeface, I called it ‘a smooth blend of Merovingian writing, blackletter influences and contemporary shapes,’” designer Jean Baptiste Morizot says of his typeface, Trickster. “It’s a smart way to say I don’t know how to label it properly.” Released via playful FrenchRead More →

Altero is a free font with a bold look designed Stefano Giliberti. It comes in two styles (Regular and Outlined), contains 505 glyphs and supports 91 languages. The post Altero: A font for larger-than-life words appeared first on Freebiesbug . Source: Altero: A font for larger-than-life wordsRead More →

Advertisement If you didn’t already know this, I’ll say it. Elegant fonts are trending lately among designers and people who like good typography. You will see them used in lots of logos, social media images and site hero sections. Some of these elegant fonts can be a bit artistic, whileRead More →

Type foundry Fontsmith has launched FS Industrie, a new adaptive type system designed around five different widths and seven different weights, creating a total of 70 different variants (including italics). Fontsmith’s type design director Phil Garnham provides some context behind the new release: “We are on the cusp of aRead More →

Fontfabric Font Bundle of 90+ Fonts – only $29! If you’re looking for a great set of fonts, this Fontfabric Font Bundle is sure to put a big fat smile on your face! That’s because with just 1 deal, you’ll get yourself more than 90 different fonts! You’ll get yourselfRead More →

Photoshop may have “photo” in its name, but it is designed for all manner creative possibilities, including working with text. It’s also expandable, not limited to the fonts that come pre-installed or are already on your computer. Source: Find your type: Here’s our guide for adding fonts to PhotoshopRead More →

Smarter Font Identification Identifying a font just got a little easier today. The WhatTheFont mobile app has been redesigned and relaunched with several great new features. In the past, I’ve had to play tricks to identify script fonts by manually spacing out individual glyphs for identifiers to recognise letters, butRead More →

future-fonts

 COMMUNICATION ARTS  | Read the article on communicationarts.com > Future Fonts | Communication Arts Background: With Lizy Gershenzon and Travis Kochel from Scribble Tone, we were trying to make something interesting for graphic designers who are especially passionate about typography and typeface selection. By offering in-progress versions of really beautiful typefaces,Read More →

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 theRead More →

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.Read More →