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Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover and a band by its album art.
A typographic look at today’s movie posters and film titles. (a.k.a. Characters on The Silver Screen)
Typography is made with type, but some of the best letters are made one at a time, by hand.
A light-hearted repository of amusing typos and typographic mishaps.
The FontFeed occasionally covers animated typography in motion graphics, music videos, commercials, title sequences and so on. Yet this is something special. Instead of having static letters move on the screen, the letters themselves are animated in the alphabets offered by Animography. This type foundry offers animated typefaces to motion designers, video editors, basically anyone [...]Read more
Digital script superstar Alejandro Paul is one of those few type designers that truly understand how to promote their foundry and typefaces. Using a mix of social media and digital platforms like Behance, Pinterest, Tumblr, Dribbble, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, and so on, he posts both under his own name and as Sudtipos to [...]Read more
With the current interest in web fonts the title may be misleading, because this time we are talking about type from paper to the movie screen. Set to the music of Claude Debussy and Georges Delerue, From Paper To Screen was created by Thibault de Fournas as part of his final year graduation at the [...]Read more
Our monthly review of movie poster typography.Read more
As a logical extension of my previous post, here is some authentic vintage font porn from James Pucket. This self-professed “craftsman of typefaces in the American tradition” is founder of Dunwich Type Founders and responsible for Daily Type Specimen, a Tumblr whose name is pretty self-explanatory. James recently scanned over thirty Filmotype specimen pages at [...]Read more
Designer and illustrator Timba Smits created a dozen typographic illustrations for the article “Rory Sutherland knows how to save marketing” in Wired.Read more
Specimens are nice, but we love to catch a typeface in the wild, where it can truly show how it performs in the real world.
- Big Bang Big Boom is an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life … and how it…Read more
- In collaboration with fellow RCA graduate Mark El-Khatib, Matthias Hoegg developed an animated typeface for the DVD titles.…Read more
- An experimental orgy of almost three minutes of mind-blowing animated typography directed and animated by Sebastian Lange.…Read more
- The motion graphics piece “A Short History of Marketing” by Michael Reissinger, Creative Manager with Deli Pictures traces the history…Read more
- Ben Barrett-Forrest breezes through the history of typography in a little over five minutes.…Read more