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BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 17th 2014
No. of comments: 0

Hands up if you've never used a BIC pen in your life? No one... didn't think so. BIC are currently running a small experiment to 'create' a universal typeface based on as much handwritten letters as they can collect. Using one of those fancy alogorithms an average is calculated from all the handwrit...

Matthew Carter - My life in typefaces

Matthew Carter - My life in typefaces

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Apr 29th 2014
No. of comments: 0

Check out the great TED talk from Matthew Carter about his life and process creating some of the most well know typefaces around. I'm still a big fan of Georgia & spent many years using it on websites without too much complaint. Matthew Carter- My life in typefaces ...

Elefans Typeface by Okay Type

Elefans Typeface by Okay Type

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever found yourself hating on Gill Sans in your head? Okay Type gives you Elefans: "Elefans is a reimagining of the infamous Gill Sans Kayo. It began, simply enough, by asking 'what if Kayo didn’t suck?'" ...

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!  ...

Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Nov 21st 2012
No. of comments: 0

As graphic designers we have the most amazing opportunity to show off our skills and talent through the way that we promote ourselves to potential employers. You should never let an opportunity go wasted, especially when it comes to your portfolio, personal identity, online portfolio, business cards, cv/resume and to add to this list: self promotional pieces such as posters, postcards, broch...

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface for the Rio Olympic Games

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface
for the Rio Olympic Games

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Infographics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Nov 7th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Based on the movement of athletes and Brazil’s geological and architectural hallmarks; Dalton Maag's bespoke typeface for the next Olympic Games in Rio is as smooth and flowing as the London Games fonts were harsh and geometric. ...

Preview text with wordmark.it

Preview text with wordmark.it

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 25th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Wordmark.it is one nifty little website. Basically you can type in a word and see what it looks like in every font loaded on your computer. Too easy and saves you a heap of time when trying to find that perfect typeface! ...
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Crop Circles Typeface

Crop Circles Typeface

Category: Competitions, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 15th 2012
No. of comments: 1

A super big congratulations to graduate Catalina del Pilar for being shortlisted in the Qantm Create Awards 2012. Catalina entered her 'Crop Circles' typeface that she created here at Shillington, into the 'Typography' section. She is now a finalist and in the running to win a prize. ...

Fontology

Fontology

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jun 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fonts.com provides us with useful, informative and relevant information about typography! They have recently created Fontology - a resouce particularly for students, who are learning or are keen to learn more about typography.  Work through Level 1...

Type Connection

Type Connection

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Let me introduce to you 'Type Connection' a typographic dating game. Like any conventional dating website you will be required to choose a 'suitable candidate' (ie. a typeface) in order to start the dating. But the twist is that you have to find a suitable partner for your chosen typeface. ...