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Tag: Hand Lettering
Awesome hand painted motorcycle helmets
Loving these unique helmet designs by BMD Design, France.
Check out these “lovely little lies” typographically documented by NYC designer Lauren Hom and friends on her Daily Dishonesty blog…
Calligraphic inspiration and upside down Ns
Two calligraphy blogs to inspire your hand lettering and the strange phenomenon of the upside down N…
Hand drawn 2012 calendar
Singapore based agency Relay Room made this calendar. Just looking at it makes my wrist hurt!
Modern hand lettering of India
Two interesting type-related snippets came across my desk this week, both from India: hand drawn movie posters from Bangalore and digital fonts created from the lettering of street painters in Delhi…
Mysterious calligraphic album from the 1620s
These beautifully ornate calligraphic letterforms form part of an album entitled “Kalligraphische Schriftvorlagen” (calligraphic writing styles) produced by Johann Hering of Bavaria, Germany in the 1620s. Were they intended for educational use or simply practice sheets from Hering’s personal collection? According to BiblyOdyssey, there is not much information available online about Johann Hering or his… Continue reading Mysterious calligraphic album from the 1620s
IBM Film Ribbons by Paul Rand
A striking example of Paul Rand’s packaging design work for IBM from the 1960s.
100th post and 2011 sign-off
This is Typedeck’s 100th post since launching in June this year – a great milestone and a good time to sign off for 2011. Thanks for all the support and positive feedback so far!
Traditional sign painting
You remember those hand painted signs from the good old days when quality was still non-negotiable and honest men made a living from the skill of their hands and the sweat of their brow? Well, before you get too nostalgic, here’s some good news: sign painting is alive and well thanks to a handful of… Continue reading Traditional sign painting