I really enjoy the look of Catalonian family business Fruita Blanch. The new fresh minimal identity was designed by Barcelona based studio Atipus. They even developed a custom font used across the board. My favourite aspect is how the labels have been designed to reveal as much of the jar content as possible. Sometimes less… Continue reading Fruita Blanch
Even though I have never met the man, this very nice poster designed by Simon Ålander reveals three things we share in common…
Dutch graphic designer Christian Boer has designed a font to help those who suffer from dyslexia to minimise reading errors. Drawing on his own experience of dyslexia he made custom tweaks to all the letterforms and punctuation of the western alphabet.
MOMA (The Museum of Moden Art in New York) recently acquired 23 digital typefaces for their collection. Although MOMA includes many works featuring typography, the only typeface previously in their collection was 36-point Helvetica Bold lead type.
A fascinating video infographic about Stuxnet, the world’s first weapon built entirely from code.
Examples of the incredible variety of ornate typographic titles which appeared on Sanborn Maps between 1880 and 1920.
News of Linotype’s latest typeface offering, Neue Haas Grotesk has swept the typosphere since its release on June 7th. The story goes that the famous digital sans-serif typeface we know today as Helvetica, was originally designed by Max Miedinger in the ’50s as Neue Haas Grotesk. The conversion from metal type to digital resulted in a one-size-fits-all… Continue reading Helvetica redesigned
TypoShirt One claims to be the first book to focus exclusively on typography in t-shirt design and features over 1700 designs from around the world, covering independent artists to global brands.
The super productive Jon Contino has just relaunched his portfolio stuffed with great typographical works and since I have been planning to post something about him, it is as good a time as ever to do so.
This post is about three different, yet related things that caught my attention in recently…