Take a look at this vintage chalk packaging, which is an example of what Steven Heller calls "typography parlant."
Numbers in typography have gained significance in recent years, and this new, beautifully-bound book from Viction:ary highlights some of the many way you can think differently when using numerals in your work. The book, entiteld Graphic Digits, shows off illustrative number forms as well as typographic treatments to highly creative effect. Check out some...
James Victore takes us on a "typographical tour" of Brooklyn and Queens, critiquing everyday type and signage with his signature wit.
Straight from its boffo Farmingdale premiere, the most elegant design exhibit, Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili opens at the Art Director’s Club next week.
While many promotional materials for the Beatles’ movie A Hard Day’s Night mimicked the style of the album, it’s interesting to see the how artwork for the same movie played for international audiences. For example, this rare poster used for promotion in Japan, takes a completely different approach with layered color, typography and illustration....
A nice look at the form and shape of Chinese characters through Cai Peng portfolio. Check out more here. Via Looks Like Good Design.
Paul Rand’s 100th birthday was on Friday and his continued influence on design and culture is undeniable. His crucial essay, entitled Thoughts on Design, was written in 1947, revised in 1970 and then drifted out of print by the end of the decade. The book has been reissued with a new forward by Michael...
This striking festival poster is from Paris-based designers Thomas Couderc and Clément Vauchez who operate under the name Helmo. The daring use of color, typography and photography in their work sets them apart and their portfolio is worth checking out. Via Grain Edit.
Erik Marinovich gives some insight into his exploratory process for a Mastercard Stand Up To Cancer benefit. It’s an interesting look at the process of hand drawn type from someone who excels in the craft. Via Friends of Type.
Learn more about Maece Seirafi and Pouya Jahanshahi's exhibition, Local Not Local, that includes local and Middle East client work and focuses on Arabic and Iranian typography.