Some laid back surfing and hand drawn lettering, a perfect combination.
I came across these two unrelated videos. Well, I guess they’re not completely unrelated because both feature some laid back surfing and hand drawn lettering, a perfect combination.
T.C.S.S. Presents: A Doc-umentary
Graphics by Chris Nixon, animated by Zander Van Oldenborgh.
Click here to watch on Vimeo.
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Not new, but noteworthy and entertaining!
Not new, but noteworthy and entertaining nonetheless!
“The History of Typography – Animated Short” via YouTube.
Loving these unique helmet designs by BMD Design, France.
Just the other day I found myself thinking charcoal packaging would be a pretty cool design opportunity…
I was looking at the small selection of charcoal brands in our local store just the other day thinking charcoal packaging would be a pretty cool design opportunity since it’s a product without pretence. What I mean is you can probably go as bold and colourful as you want without the risk of sacrificing preconceived ideas of style or elegance – it is what it is!
Well, looks like Atomicdust embraced that exact opportunity with their rebrand of Rockwood Charcoal (nice website design too):
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I love the idea of billboards doubling up as seats, shelters and ramps…
I love the idea of billboards doubling up as seats, shelters and ramps. The classic (maybe even retro?) colour and typeface combinations are minimal and striking. Nice work by Ogilvy & Mather France, I’m sure Paul Rand would have approved.
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Check out these “lovely little lies” typographically documented by NYC designer Lauren Hom and friends on her Daily Dishonesty blog…
Check out these “lovely little lies” typographically documented by NYC designer Lauren Hom and friends on her Daily Dishonesty blog:
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Russell Johnston and Megan Jones have been collecting vintage Travel and Ski posters since 1979. The collection was started by Russell’s father Robert W Johnston, a Royal Air Force navigator after the Second World War…
Russell Johnston, a lawyer from Essex, and his partner Megan Jones have been collecting vintage Travel and Ski posters since 1979. The collection was started by Russell’s father Robert W Johnston, a Royal Air Force navigator after the Second World War. Russell and Megan are now building an online catalog of these posters by photographing each to museum-reference digital standard. Some of these are being revealed for the first time in over 50 years and as you can imagine, many of them have become a rather valuable investment as collector’s items. Here are a few examples:
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“My oldest memory of a drawing was a scuba diver when I was 4. It looked good until I had to draw the water which meant scribbling all over it in blue.” Typedeck finds out a little more about a designer from Cape Town called Darnyill…
A very cool ampersand print with an interesting story…
The essence of passion and transformation is reflected in this font designed specially for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games…
The spirit of “Harmonious Diversity” is captured in this font designed by the Brazilian Dalton Maag team for the for Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The strong contrast between thick and thin strokes was explored during the design process by putting brush to paper and writing by hand. The variety of the curves in the different letters has a unique informality, inspired by the joyfulness of the Brazilian people.
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