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Type of Letters

Type of Letters

Category: Design / Environmental, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 22nd 2014
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Niral Parekh has created a type treatment made out of ... letters. That's right, he got his hands on a whole heap of post and created some nice type treatments with them. They've been used on the cover of Wired and The New York Times, and they certainly pack a punch! ...

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 17th 2014
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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...

Creative Exhaust, the Power of Being Open By Default: Brad Frost

Category: Design / Interactive, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 10th 2014
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A really thoughtful TED talk from web designer Brad Frost about working in the open, the value of sharing & the benefits to the creative process. ...

Blossom Type by Alice Mourou

Blossom Type by Alice Mourou

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 20th 2014
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A delicate, lovely floral alphabet from Moscow designer Alice Mourou.  ...

3% Conference New York

3% Conference New York

Category: Advertising, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 8th 2014
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This week Holly, our US Director went to a really inspirational talk by the amazing Kat Gordon at New York's Creative Week. Kat Gordon is a Creative Director/Copywriter with 20 years experience in the industry, now running her own agency that specializes in mark...

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 ...

onlab

onlab

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jessica Sutton
Posted: Mar 12th 2014
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I love this limited edition run of a three-part magazine series, 'Ménage à 3' by Berlin-based design studio onlab. The repetition of the triangular shape across the three issues visually references the concept of the three interviewees. However, the strong use of a single, bold colour and different typesetting in each magazine reinforces the idea that the three individuals have quite unique pers...

Creative Uses of Animated GIFs - Line25

Creative Uses of Animated GIFs - Line25

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Interactive, Resources / Portfolios, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Mar 11th 2014
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A great post up on Line25 showcasing some interesting uses of animated GIFs to showcase digital work. Definitely something to consider at portfolio time. Creative Uses of Animated...

Hum Creative

Hum Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Tony Ma
Posted: Feb 27th 2014
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I love Hum Creative. In this design, effective combination use of two colour, hierarchy and white space in the poster compels you to look and read it. The design studio is based in Seattle, United States. Some of their capabilities include brand & identity, web design & development, posters and business cards. Love your work....

Manual

Manual

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jessalyn Chan
Posted: Feb 28th 2014
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I love the work of Manual because of the thought they put behind their work. The two samples of work uploaded here are actually for the same client, family-owned businesses, and they incorporate a sense of unity, family and history into their designs. Their work is so simple yet so effective in giving people a sense of the venues through their collateral - sometimes a business card is the firs...