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Typography Insight

Typography Insight

    Typography Insight is an iPad app for designers and those who want to learn and brush up on typography.  Since its an interactive program, one can always pick up on new things one was not able to learn from reading those old textbooks. Park also put up TypeClock app for both iPad, iPod, and iPhone.  ...
Anna Garforth

Anna Garforth

  Artist Anna Garforth produces experimental installations involving spores, paper, and dough; also with a flair of typography.   Artist Anna Garforth
Letterpress

Letterpress

Letterpress An Instructional Video Naomie Ross   Designer Naomie Ross
Spencerian Script Poster

Spencerian Script Poster

  This beautiful script poster was designed by Jeff Harrison for the Bladeworks Fencing Society.  The type was produced by Tony DiSpigna. Read the rest of the process involved in making the poster.   Typographer Tony DiSpigna Studio ReThink Canada Client Bladeworks Fencing Society
A Grotesk Love Affair

A Grotesk Love Affair

  Here’s a brilliant idea, why not let designers and typophiles vote on which Grotesk font they are infatuated with.  A Behance Network project came up with just that asking folks to bid their votes then collected all info and produced infographic posters.  They’re rather attractive prints as well.
Live The Language

Live The Language

Here are four short films directed by Gustav Johansson for EF International Centers to promote education abroad.  I find these films most engaging than your usual adverts, apart from the lovely photography and music, they’ve incorporated foreign words with the use of typography.  Ingenius.  My favorite is the Paris short.  Enjoy.      
The Font Shop

The Font Shop

  The folks over at Playtype opened an actual font shop at Copenhagen in conjunction with their new company site.  Such a fun concept to be able to have a concrete outlet for purchasing your favorite typeface and be able to ask a staff who can answer all your typography queries.  This may also bring...
Darren Booth

Darren Booth

      Darren Booth is an illustrator and typographer based in Canada and produces these lovely typographic book covers rendered with ink, oil paint, and collages.   Artist Darren Booth
Erik Spiekermann

Erik Spiekermann

You can’t become a good designer by staying at home and looking at one book. You’ve got to be out.  Talk to other people, and travel because there’s nothing better than realizing that 200km from your door, things are different.  It doesn’t have to be blue, it doesn’t have to be square, it can be...
Apostrophe

Apostrophe

  Apostrophe Poster A clever poster that illustrates the trigger and the hammer of the revolver as apostrophes for a series of punctuation posters.  According to the designer, “We wound up with the apostrophe, whose job it is to eliminate a letter.  Hence the warm gun . . .” The design and pieces of the...