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Type Hunting, A Tumblr of Gorgeous Vintage Letters

Whether you need to rinse your eyes and brain from too many shiny beveled logos with gradients, or you are looking for inspiration for your next hipster logo design, Type Hunting is a real treat. This Tumblr collects images of old artifacts with letters on them, mostly old logos and brand marks. The name however [...]

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Filmotype Specimen Pages on Flickr

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 [...]

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Atipo’s Cassannet Recreates Classic Cassandre Advertisement In The Flesh

To promote the introduction of their typeface Cassannet, and as a tribute to Cassandre, Atipo have recreated his famous triptych “Dubo, Dubon, Dubonnet” in real life.

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French Advertising Alphabets From 1946

“100 Alphabets Publicitaires” is a compendium with 100 lettering style examples for commercial artists and letterers.

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