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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?'" ...

Typism

Typism

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 24th 2013
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Any Aussies out there addicted to type? This year there's an event just for you. Typism is launching on September 4th on the Gold Coast, a one-day event with Gemma O'Brien, Wayne Thompson, ...

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Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984.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

The Secret Handshake

The Secret Handshake

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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The Secret Handshake. Some great tips to be found on what you should and shouldn't be doing in the nerve-wracking job application process, passed on down from some of the industry's top creatives. Stefan Sagmeister recommends making your portfolio as varied ...

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Category: Art, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This fun chandelier design by New York artist Kevin Champeny is made of over 3,000 gummy bears. They may look good enough to eat, but sadly they're made from acrylic so you won't actually be able to pull one down from your living room ceiling to nibble on. ...

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!  ...

Kokeshi Matches

Kokeshi Matches

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 1st 2013
No. of comments: 0

Only in Japan would they draw cute little faces on their matches for you to burn! Kokeshi matches. ...

Jose Miguel Méndez

Jose Miguel Méndez

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Amy Lowe
Posted: Oct 7th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Jose Miguel Méndez is a Spanish graphic designer and illustrator who embodies a colourful and fun style. This quality is what is so captivating about his work. His playful and repetitive use of colour mean that a great level of contrast is created in his pieces. He has an interesting approach where he builds models of his typefaces and illustrations. Good to see that not only architects do it wit...