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Typography
Paul Giles

Paul Giles

This wire frame text called Eighth Halo makes for a curious type from the creative mind of Paul Giles.
Ginger

Ginger

     Type foundry F37 released their font design with a new take on the Swiss modern type Ginger. It is sold exclusively at Hype For Type and an embossed orange specimen book also available, each edition hand numbered. Designed in a modernist Swiss style but with a contemporary geometrical twist, F37 Ginger is based on...
Margot Typeface

Margot Typeface

Sans serif Margot typeface was inspired from typographic signage reminiscent of Art Deco found in the streets of Paris. The typeface was designed by Mitchell Paone, an art director in DIA, and musician.
Drone Sans

Drone Sans

Drone Sans is a type study by Henrik Ellersgaard. This typeface includes display font and a few characters readily used for logotypes. The modern type is reminiscent of avant garde with topographic and nautical characters. Ellersgaard is from Denmark and currently working in New York.
Tasaki

Tasaki

Besotted by this typeface created by Kontrapunkt for the identity of jewelry brand Tasaki based on traditional Japanese brush calligraphy. Kontrapunkt won a bronze award for its packaging design. We developed a custom Tasaki typeface for their logomark and overall communication. The logotype has a classic serif look with details such as a soft feminine...
Typegroup

Typegroup

Typegroup is a type and foundry production facility based in Dublin, Ireland. Their site features two of their typeface Orga and Kettle available to purchase and download.
Jaymie McAmmond

Jaymie McAmmond

Chalk illustration and typography adorn the walls of Starbucks by freelance graphic designer and illustrator Jaymie McAmmond from Ontario, Canada. She also create murals for other retail spaces.
James Edmondson

James Edmondson

Awesome collection of  digital and hand rendered typography from San Francisco based James T. Edmondson.
Dan Cassaro

Dan Cassaro

  Designer, Animator and Illustrator Dan Cassaro has a mean collection of astounding type and logos.  He is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.
Lisa Hedge

Lisa Hedge

  A few weeks ago I posted a short film on Warby Parker’s Auteur campaign and was curious as to who was behind the film credit.  Now I’ve recently found out it was the work of Illustrator and Designer Lisa Hedge.  I believe she used a typeface similar to that of the one used in...
Pantograph

Pantograph

  Three beautiful utilitarian typefaces from StudioMakgill, available through Colophon.
Tyler Finck

Tyler Finck

One of my favorite typographer Tyler Finck based in Ithaca, has a new font called Lickety Split.  The type and other curiously delightful typefaces are available in The League of Moveable Type.
London Typographica

London Typographica

With the ever changing urban London, old signs and typography are being replaced by pictographs, so with an effort to document these vintage signage and well rendered typography, design studio OPX created London Typographica, an app for Londoners and typophiles to take shots of obscured signs which is then automatically plotted on the map.  The app is free....
Philip Battin

Philip Battin

  Works by Philip Battin from Denmark.  More of his previous work.
Ryan Atkinson

Ryan Atkinson

  Ryan Atkinson produced a poster everyday for the last year to convey his adulation in typography on his Behance site.
Dana Tanamachi

Dana Tanamachi

  Dana Tanamachi brings back the art of chalk lettering, a medium that’s been replaced with digital prints and signage.  These crafty and beautiful typography custom chalk design has found its way back in store fronts, garnering Tanamachi an impressive client list.
Live the Language

Live the Language

      A couple of days ago, I received an email from the EF team informing me of a new set of short films from the series produced by the same creatives, and they’re just as stunning as the first set.  Also somewhat partial to the Los Angeles short since it is home.  ...
F37 Bella

F37 Bella

Freelance designer Rick Banks, aka Face37, has recently released a gorgeous new typeface called F37 Bella available in his shop and from Hype for Type.   Typographer Rick Banks   Source:  FormFiftyFive
Let's Make Some Great Art

Let’s Make Some Great Art

Let’s Make Some Great Art is an excellent book for kids (and for grown adults as well).  A great way to expose children to their creative abilities whilst introducing them to the history of art, letting them explore the book and engage with different ways of creating artwork.  The author and illustrator, Marion Deuchars, is...
Baron Grande

Baron Grande

  Some excellent typographic student work by designer Alpkan Kirayoglu based in Istanbul. Baron is a modern display family inspired by superellipse typefaces by Hermann Zapf such as Melior and Zapf Elliptical. Intended to be used in large sizes, Baron tries to differ from early pointed pen models with its terminals and symmetric counters. My main goal...