Fonts in Use

  • My Type of Music

    Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover and a band by its album art.

  • ScreenFonts

    A typographic look at today’s movie posters and film titles. (a.k.a. Characters on The Silver Screen)

  • Lovely Lettering

    Typography is made with type, but some of the best letters are made one at a time, by hand.

  • Oops!

    A light-hearted repository of amusing typos and typographic mishaps.

 

Communication Arts Typography Annual 4

For the fourth consecutive year Communication Arts – “the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication” – held its annual typography and type design competition. The 2014 Typography Annual showcases the 152 winning projects selected by a [...]

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Typographic Time Capsule of A London Street

Two days ago Type Worship launched their first typographic print. It was created by Jamie Clarke, who works with Elliot Jay Stocks on 8 Faces. The illuminated letterpress print is an historical and present–day snapshot of Exmouth Market in Clerkenwell, a vibrant little street around the corner from Clarke’s home in Central London. It captures the [...]

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Paula Scher’s Typobsessive Ho-ho-ho Digital Christmas Card

Say what you want, but I like holiday cards at year’s end. I even had a competition running at FontShop BeNeLux for a couple of years (2007, 2008 & 2009). They are the perfect vehicles for self-promotion, and every year we see designers really outdo themselves when it comes to originality and creativity. My own [...]

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FontWalk Microsite Wins Gold at Annual Multimedia Award 2014

FontWalk is a fabulous new take on the concept of the type catalogue / specimen / newsletter from FontShop AG, launched in June 2013 with a second “episode” went live in October. It won Gold in the category Microsite at the Annual Multimedia Award 2014 – a competition for digital brand communication that defines the state of the art [...]

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Food Truck Pays Homage to Gastrotypographicalassemblage

It may seem a bit ironic to post this now that all our American readers are still digesting the copious amounts of food from last night (or constructing epic sandwiches with the leftovers) – happy Thanksgiving by the way. Here’s a nice video short documenting the lettering on a food truck owned by Tim Van [...]

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