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Klim Type Foundry

Klim Type Foundry

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 8th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Kris Sowersby started the Klim Type Foundry in 2005, currently based in Wellington, New Zealand. Klim is developing some absolutely beautiful typefaces. I can't stop drooling over Metric (the specimen pictured). ...

Letterpress Workshop

Letterpress Workshop

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

in January our very own Sarah Wenman, who teaches part-time at our London college, went along to Harrington & Squires' Letterpress workshop. Harrington & Squires is a small private press run by its owners Chrissie and Vicky. They spe...

Shape Type - A letter shaping game

Shape Type - A letter shaping game

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 25th 2011
No. of comments: 4

Following in the footsteps of Kern Type is Shape Type, an interactive game to help you get to grips with the illustrator pen tool - every design student's favourite!! Give it a go... ...

Hand Written Letter Project

Hand Written Letter Project

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Sep 27th 2011
No. of comments: 1

 HAND.WRITTEN.LETTER.PROJECT is a great project set up by Designer Craig Oldham. After a conversation about how personal a letter can be "a fact that is currently drowning in a tide of depersonalisation, with junk mail and automated correspondence". The project invited designers and creative thinkers to sim...

No more 4 letter words with 3 letter kerning technique.

No more 4 letter words with 3 letter kerning technique.

Category: Blogs, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Online Tutorials, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Great article on Kerning via www.creativepro.com. I stumbled across some images on designspiration that were referencing kerning and it brought me to this easy to ...

Typographic Trees

Typographic Trees

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 6th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I can't believe I was in Crawley (UK) not so long ago and had no idea that this amazing project was in the library. For Crawley's new library designed by architects Penoyre and Prasard, artist Gordon Young created a ‘forest’ of oak columns which are sited throughout the library and installed fro...

Wooden Letters by Levap Vonayl

Wooden Letters by Levap Vonayl

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 3rd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Loving these wooden letters by Russian Designer, Levap Vonayl, which were spotted via Typography Served. The letters were a created as a personal project, a calendar for the printing house where he used to work. Duri...

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters

Category: Design / Interactive, Magazines,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 19th 2011
No. of comments: 0

The FT students just completed their first Email Newsletter design yesterday and they looked fab!! Here's a link to a list of Email Newsletters worth subscribing to from ...

A–Z of Melbourne Letterpress Print

A–Z of Melbourne Letterpress Print

Category: Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jun 27th 2011
No. of comments: 2

Check out this beautiful Limited Edition print by Benjamin one of our students from last year. The print is a three colour letterpress printed on a Magnani acid free stock measuring 350mm by 480mm. All 330 printed by hand, in Australia on a 19th Century Letterpress. The prints are currently stocked in ...

Jessica Hische - Daily Drop Cap

Jessica Hische - Daily Drop Cap

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 9th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Pretty much everything Jessica Hische does is awesome and her daily drop cap project no less so. Running since 2009 and only recently coming to a close with the special guest alphabet (of which Shillington grad, ...