typography

designcloud: And if this is your first night at type club: you have to type. Another corporate motivational poster featuring a reconstructed pop culture quotation. Magenta on A3.

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carrefouretrange: Yvonne de Bray in Fantasio (scan)http://aucarrefouretrange.blogspot.fr/2012/02/fantasio-encore-et-toujours.html

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May 23, 2015

Daft TypeThese Daft Punk merchandise ads do a great job of mimicking ads from the ’70s. The layouts, colours and type all evoke the decades’ graphic style. Above, you can see one of their latest ads alongside a Coke ad from 1970. (The very same ad that Michael Bierut describes in the Helvetica film: “It’s the real thing. Period! Coke. Period! In Helvetica. Period! Any questions? Of course not. Drink Coke. Period! Simple.”) The typeface chosen for the 2014 ad appears to be Kabel Black or Geomet...

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#daft_punk, #advertising, #design, #type, #typography, #posters, #retro, #coke, #fonts, #fonts_in_use

July 15, 2010 1947 Jantzen

pomme-pomme: “All you need is me” Artwork and Typography by Pomme ChanNew piece for T-shirt for Gas (Japan)

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January 22, 2010 (via electricdoors)

Puffin Chalk These “whimsical” series of classic children’s books have been designed by the ‘Chalk Queen’ Dana Tanamachi. Each on a black background with coloured chalk lettering, she’s produced these beautiful covers for The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan and Pippi Longstocking, all republished by Puffin Books today. Art Direction by Deborah Kaplan & Kristin Logsdon

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Work by @sofialimasousa #customlettering #typism #handdrawntype #calligraphyph #typetopia #handlettering #calligraffiti #handstyle #welovetype

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After enjoying their last book, Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design’s Golden Age), I’m looking forward to this new release from Steven Heller and Louise Fili next month. papress: Shadow Type presents a broad spectrum of examples—advertising, shop signs, billboards, posters, type-specimen books—featuring the most popular, rare, and (nearly) forgotten dimensional letters from Europe and the United States. Compiled by the leading historian of graphic design Steven Heller and renowne...

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March 21, 2015

Gill Sans sketch with white paint adjustments and notes by Eric Gill. From the Monotype archive, show at the ‘Beauty in the Making’ exhibition this week.

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February 13, 2016 designbby: Dan Solbach

delikatessenkorner: Hannah Höch - Cut with the Dada Kitchen Knife through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch in Germany (1919)

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August 16, 2013 www.typetoy.tumblr.com

Work by @muliong #customlettering #typism #handdrawntype #calligraphyph #typetopia #handlettering #calligraffiti #handstyle #welovetype

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Work by @raizvikhnick #customlettering #typism #handdrawntype #calligraphyph #typetopia #handlettering #calligraffiti #handstyle #welovetype

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October 11, 2012 TypeToy.tumblr.com

garadinervi: Bruno Munari, Cover of Arte Concreta 10, Movimento Arte Concreta, 1952 (via, on the way of David Wolske)

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Work by @kenfikry #customlettering #typism #handdrawntype #calligraphyph #typetopia #handlettering #calligraffiti #handstyle #welovetype

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Work by @fox_in_rocks #customlettering #typism #handdrawntype #calligraphyph #typetopia #handlettering #calligraffiti #handstyle #welovetype

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design-is-fine: Ivan Chermayeff, poster North Cascades, 1972. Chermayeff & Geismar Associates, USA. Via Cooper Hewitt

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Work by @mishapanfilov #customlettering #typism #handdrawntype #calligraphyph #typetopia #handlettering #calligraffiti #handstyle #welovetype

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April 3, 2011 1951 Rockwell’s
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November 20, 2012 www.typetoy.tumblr.com
November 17, 2010 36th and Park
June 5, 2009 1958

An Alphabet of SortsLast year letterpress printer, Jennifer Farrell, designed and printed a beautiful decorative M constructed from almost 100 metal printers’ ornaments. After hesitating to break-up the forme, she had the idea of producing a whole alphabet using the same method. Eventually this thought galvanised into producing a limited edition book which she has printed at her Starshaped Press, in Chicago, and has bound at Wells College Press.The process has resulted in some stunning imagery,...

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Work by @becca_paul #customlettering #typism #handdrawntype #calligraphyph #typetopia #handlettering #calligraffiti #handstyle #welovetype

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December 12, 2016 thisisgrey: now