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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
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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. ...

BMD Design

BMD Design

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

A fan of hand-drawn type? You'll love BMD Design. He has a style that's very similar to the infamous Jon Contino, but still, I'm loving the behind-the-scenes shots of his meticulous process.  ...

TypArchive

TypArchive

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

Primarily focused on hand-painted signage, TypArchive is a beautiful online image library. The aim is to amass a comprehensive global collection of images, and eventually produce a hard-copy volume - so if you've seen any signage around your city you love, think about submitting an image! ...

Fontly

Fontly

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Oct 30th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fontly is a handy little iPhone app that shares typography from around the world. It features the best of the world’s ghost signs, neon, architectural, foil lettering, hand-painted, and other typographical wonders. 
There are two main ways to use the app: You can pull up a map and discover the postings other users have made in...
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Stephanie Kubo's hand-drawn letters

Stephanie Kubo's hand-drawn letters

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Some delicious lettering for you this afternoon, by talented illustrator Stephanie Kubo. ...

Maricor / Maricar

Maricor / Maricar

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea Powell
Posted: Oct 24th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Absolutely loving the embroidered typography by design duo Maricor / Maricar. They describe themselves as makers of things assorted, embroidery, animation, design and illustration. And sometimes, all at the same time! Fall in love. Get inspired. And if you can, see them when they present at the Field Trip conference this December....

Timothy Goodman: FlexFit Tupac Mural

Timothy Goodman: FlexFit Tupac Mural

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 24th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Timothy Goodman is a pretty damn amazing designer and hand-letterer. He was the talent behind the beautiful Ace Hotel mural, and recently he was asked to do another at the FlexFit trade show in August. Tim spent close to nine hours hand-lettering one of Tupac's best known songs, ...

Preview text with wordmark.it

Preview text with wordmark.it

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 25th 2012
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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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Type By Hand Workshop - Sydney

Type By Hand Workshop - Sydney

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 23rd 2012
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Tanya, Maz, Anthony, Enza, myself and a few Shillington students past and present joined typographers Wayne Thompson and Gemma O'Brien at a Type By Hand Workshop in Sydney at the weekend. ...

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Category: Books, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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Clever old Penguin Books - they have persuaded Jessica Hische to do a daily drop-cap inspired series of book covers for their new Classics range. Rather lovely they are too. Via ...