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NYC TYPE

NYC TYPE

Category: Architecture, Design / Typography, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever wished that there was one great big archive of all the awesome typography in and around New York? Check out nyctype, which pulls images from Instagram of the city's best letters.  ...

1984

1984

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

The Exploded Alphabet

The Exploded Alphabet

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
No. of comments: 0

This self-inititated project by Matt Stevens, a designer and illustrator from North Carolina, combines his love for vintage automative manuals with typography. Not only is the 26 letter series a feast for the eyes, but it also provides a new perspective on the anatomy of type and how the font was put together. ...

Bubble Wrap Typography

Bubble Wrap Typography

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 5

Spanish graphic design studio Lo Siento have developed a 3D typographic technique where they inject coloured water inside the blisters of bubble wrap to create letters. Having been commissioned for a Wired magazine cover, it's a delicate process but clearly worth it! ...

Alphabet Topography

Alphabet Topography

Category: Art, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

A self-initiated project by Yale-graduates Synoptic Office, these laser cut 3D letterforms are a physical representation of the alphabet based on how frequently each letter is used. So vowels and consonants like 'R' and 'T' are physically much taller than letters like 'W' and 'G' which are u...

Laser Cut Record

Category: Art, Music, Other Design Fields, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Not satisfyied with creating the world's first 3D printed record, Amanda Ghassaei has now created wooden, laser cut records. The results are not only striking in a visual sense, but the audible versions of the songs cut into the wood in this way are strangely haunting. Tracks that Amanda has chosen so far include Radiohead'...

Coming Soon 3D infographics

Coming Soon 3D infographics

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Infographics, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Good infographics can take even the most dull of data and make it exciting. Belgian studio Coming Soon took their most recent infographics brief to another level, producing visuals on a 3D, larger than life scale. Check out the size of those bars! ...

Endbahnhof

Endbahnhof

Category: Design / Typography, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 8th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Love this project by Melbourne photographer Kate Seabrook. She takes the viewer on a photographic trip through all 173 of Berlin's U-Bahn stations. How incredible is the old type? ...

The History of Typography

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 1

An incredibly detailed stop-motion animation from designer Ben Barrett-Forrest covering the history of typography. 291 paper letters. 2,454 photographs. 140 hours of work. Phwoar!  ...

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 16th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Kelli Anderson is one of my all-time favourite designers. Her unique take on briefs always blows my mind. (Case in point, this paper record player wedding invite.) I love the paper type experiments she did for her Type San Fransisco talk last week...