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Entries Tagged as 'Typography'

Flickermood 2.0

July 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

It’s a year old, but it’s purty. From Sebastian Lange at My Name Was God.

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Tags: Art · Design · Film & Video · Graphic Design · Inspiration · Motion Graphics · Reels · Typography

IdN 15th Anniversary Book

March 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

I’ve always loved IdN. Beautifully-produced, eclectic subject matter and paired with a DVD of moving goodies, I treat myself to one or two issues per year. Turns out they have recently published a book commemorating 15 years of publishing. Lots to see here. Click on “View Fullscreen” in the area above to see all the […]

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Tags: Books · Branding · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Inspiration · Interactive · Magazines · Technology · Typography

Remember Büro Destruct?

March 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The original Büro Destruct book came out while I was attending Emily Carr.  It made an impression on our class, capturing some of the design trends occurring at that moment in time. Post-graduation, I’d kept up with their work only loosely. Turns out they’ve been very busy. The video above is a teaser for their […]

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Tags: Books · Culture · Design · Film & Video · Graphic Design · Interactive · Typography

Anatomicals “Shower to the People”

June 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

Came across this super fun line up of body products at Winners of all places. Their line goes: “Whatever you look like, whatever shape you’re in, we only want you for your body.” Nice one. Lots of great product names, delivered in simple, inviting packaging using Helvetica Rounded.

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Tags: Branding · Copywriting · Culture · Design · Funny · Graphic Design · Ideas · Industrial Design · Surprising · Typography

M.S. Corley Book Covers

May 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

Designer M.S. Corley is seeing a fair amount of success with his ongoing process of re-designing book covers in unexpected and fresh ways. Lots of great stuff to see here.

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Tags: Art · Books · Branding · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Typography

Homage to Japanese Typography

May 15th, 2009 · Comments Off

Found this post full of  Japanese Type examples. Love it.

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Tags: Culture · Design · Inspiration · Japan · Photography · Typography

Type in motion

May 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

Two beautiful examples of typography in motion, both found via  design fckr. Flickermood 2.0 from Sebastian Lange on Vimeo And, this beautiful spot from Mercedes Benz: http://motionographer.com/theater/mercedes-benz-bas-plus/

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Tags: Advertising · Design · Film & Video · Graphic Design · Motion Graphics · Typography

Typography for Lawyers

May 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I stumbled across this site while doing some typography research. At first I kinda chuckled (have you ever seen a lawyer’s handwriting?) but upon closer inspection, I found it to be a very clear, well-written piece of information. Very useful not only for lawyers, but for any professional not already familiar with typography and communication […]

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Tags: Business · Design · Education · Graphic Design · Typography · Uncategorized

Penguin, Bond, Typography

June 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

I was reading NiceF**kingGraphics this afternoon and came across a link to a new series of James Bond novels to be released very soon in the UK, and illustrated by Michael Gillete (buy prints here). I started poking around the Penguin site a bit more and encountered their blog, filled with interesting posts from a […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Blogs · Books · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Typography


May 6th, 2008 · Comments Off

Fun! I can’t decide who has the nicer letterforms.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Design · Motion Graphics · Surprising · Typography · You Tube

A Graphic History of Emigre Magazine Compiled and Designed by Idea.

October 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment

File under: one-good-reason-for-being-up-hours-before-the-sun. I was up checking my email very early this morning (gotta get a head start on the girls) and noticed a message from Emigre. Wha–what’s this? IDEA magazine? Emigre retrospective? Slip case? Limited to 50 numbered copies? I grabbed my credit card and hoped I would be quick enough… I was! It’s […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Books · Design · Graphic Design · Inspiration · Magazines · Surprising · Typography

Logos being Web 2.0′d

July 26th, 2006 · Comments Off

I remember Kottke had a post about a page of Web 2.0 company logos, and noticed that the “…names sound like a bunch of companies that make children’s toys (which when you think about it, isn’t too far from the truth).” Beyond that, they tend to have a similar art direction: bright colours, lots of […]

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Tags: 2.0 · Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Funny · Graphic Design · Typography

The Scourge of Arial

August 10th, 2005 · Comments Off

“True to its heritage, Arial gets chosen because it’s cheap, not because it’s a great typeface.”

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Design · Graphic Design · Typography


July 15th, 2005 · Comments Off

A new type collective, featuring work by Rick Valicenti and Keith Tam (ECIAD alumni – woohoo!).

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