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Typography Mania #32

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around every Wednesday with the best of Typography work on the web, from videos to images everything is full of great design and inspiration. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Videos Images World Cup 2010 Match Schedule | by Oleksandr Parkhomovskyy Bijus da Gii | by Joel Vilas Boas Eisenberg's Menu | by Morgan Sobel Eisenberg's Menu | by Morgan Sobel S-SERIES • PRINTS | by Devan Flaherty Typographic Horizon | by Reanimagic King Of Hearts | by Marina Berea Flyers | by Lucas Bellett On The Beat | by Fabrizio Colque Summer wallpaper | by Brandon Moore Happy New... Norwegian HNY | by 5ive Typeface Anatomy | by Björn Johansson Typeface Anatomy | by Björn Johansson D-TYPO by J&B / EL DUENDE MAGAZINE COVER | by http://www.behance.net/JoelLozano An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth | by Hanna Viktorsson An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth | by Hanna Viktorsson An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth | by Hanna Viktorsson An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth | by Hanna Viktorsson An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth | by Hanna Viktorsson Maryland SPCA campaign | by Jessica Hische Maryland SPCA campaign | by Jessica Hische Maryland SPCA campaign | by Jessica Hische Government Accountability Project | by Chris Roberts Wedding Invitation | by Rudi de Wet Type Animation: "Love You Forever" | by Steven Held A Book about Time | by Natalia Chebotar

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #51

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #51

I will be posting some fresh free fonts every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts that will sure help you improve your typography work. Check out what I selected for you on the FFFF#51 and make sure to comeback for more next week. Click here to view all Friday Fresh Free Fonts Ingleby by David Engelby Download Ingleby Bandung Hardcore by Gilang Purnama Jaya Download Bandung Hardcore Kyrilla by Manfred Klein Download Kyrilla Circula by http://www.paragraph.com.au/ Download Circula

Typography Mania #31

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around every Wednesday with the best of Typography work on the web, from videos to images everything is full of great design and inspiration. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Videos Book Suggestion The Elements of Typographic Style Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining the practical, theoretical, and historical, this edition is completely updated, with a thorough exploration of the newest innovations in intelligent font technology, and is a must-have for graphic artists, editors, or anyone working with the printed page using digital or traditional methods. Images Design Is Vintage | by sthursby Letterpress Poster | by k.james everything but the kitchen sink | by sgoralnick Mixed Drawn Shapes Typeface | by Tim Degner Gotham | by clicksnappy d(~ t ^)b Mixed Typography | by paulgalbraith Brixton Open Garden| by coconinoco jancsó kiállítás | by mil3n Passion Pit Poster | by pope saint victor Big Red | by Matt Burrows Yes | by Mihail Mihaylov Gotta Be Bad to be Good | by Alphabetguy vintage calligraphy | by Vintage Collective Vintage Computer Tips | by roberlan Logic is the begining of "creative" | by RabiD Son Thick as the Brick | by disorden Winesburg, Ohio | by jordanmichaelgray Typographic Poster | by Robert Moxon Arabian Nights | by jordanmichaelgray Poster Grupo Corpo 2003 | by hugowerner Halston Hat Box | by studiosmith LDT Poster | by Runeone The Eisner American Museum of Advertising and Design | by typography shop The End of the Beginning | by johnmcd Black Heart Procession Concert Poster | by Octavine Illustration

Awesome Typographic Tattoos

Tattoos are a really big deal because that's something to mark you skin forever. One good way to go when you decide to get a tattoo is go for a typographic one! I'm not talking by experience, since I never got one, but that's what I would definitely do. Think with me: if you're not sure of what tattoo you'll get, but you really dig some phrases, sayings, quotes or whatever, is much more certain to get a really badass one if you just go with what you got! My question for all of you right now is: What would you get tattooed? Just please don't tell me it's "All you need is love". ;p

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #50

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #50

I will be posting some fresh free fonts every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts that will sure help you improve your typography work. Check out what I selected for you on the FFFF#50 and make sure to comeback for more next week. Click here to view all Friday Fresh Free Fonts Apogee by Benjamin Moulin Download Apogee Camisado by Greg Eckler Download Camisado Pincoya Black by Daniel Hernández Download Pincoya Black Val Stencil by Font Fabric Download Val Stencil

Typography Mania #30

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around every Wednesday with the best of Typography work on the web, from videos to images everything is full of great design and inspiration. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Videos Book Suggestion Lettering & Type Creating Letters and Designing Typefaces (Design Brief) No component of graphic design has attracted as much interest or inspired as much innovation in recent years as lettering and type. These fundamentals of design, once the exclusive domain of professional typographers, have become an essential starting point for anyone looking for a fresh way to communicate. Practical information about creating letters and type often amounts to a series of guidelines for executing a particular process, font program, or style. But what makes lettering and type endlessly fascinating is the flexibility to interpret and sometimes even break these rules. Lettering & Type is a smart-but- not-dense guide to creating and bending letters to one's will. More than just another pretty survey, it is a powerful how-to book full of relevant theory, history, explanatory diagrams, and exercises. While other type design books get hung up on the technical and technological issues of type design and lettering, Lettering & Type features the context and creativity that shape letters and make them interesting. Authors and designers Bruce Willen and Nolen Strals examine classic design examples as well as exciting contemporary lettering of all stripes—from editorial illustrations to concert posters to radical conceptual alphabets. Lettering & Type is ideal for anyone looking to move beyond existing typography and fonts to create, explore, and use original or customized letterforms. This latest addition to our best-selling Design Briefs series features a foreword by Ellen Lupton and hundreds of images and examples of work by historical and contemporary designers, artists, and illustrators, including Marian Bantjes, Stefan Sagmeister, Matthew Carter, Christoph Niemann, Steve Powers (ESPO), House Industries, Christian Schwartz, Margaret Kilgallen, James Victore, Abbott Miller, Sibylle Hagmann, Ed Fella, and many more. Throughout the book interviews with type designers, artists, and graphic designers provide real-world perspective from contemporary practitioners. Images Smith | by alistairh Typography | by OiD-W 133 | by Six Word Story Every Day Eddie Vedder | by mico.toledo Judy Garland | by mico.toledo Other Vision | by mpnc Stay Awake | by imjeffbuchanan Rise Above Defeat | by imjeffbuchanan I went to a craft show.... | by Heatherjeany Design 78 | by bfrancesi ISTD: spread 9 | by michaelcorr1 Noise for the Needy | by MikeGalore deerohmy | by THEFUNCTIONALFOX rainy day | by velepav ISTD: 100 | by michaelcorr1 los angeles, ca. 2006 | by eyetwist The New Typography at MoMA | by Isaac Viel iPad Wallpaper Typeface | by FLOP DESIGN & | by b i r d Signs & Street Art | by Juan Madrigal Photo Signs & Street Art | by Juan Madrigal Photo

TypeFaces Web Designer Playing Cards Giveaway Winners

A couple of weeks ago we posted about the TypeFaces Web Designer Playing Cards giveaway and today we will proudly announce the winners of the 10 sets of cards. I also noticed that they have included Collis Ta'eed to the set, which is another great designer. TypeFaces Web Designer Playing Cards is a "top trumps"-style card pack contains 20 of your favorite designers, including Jason Santa Maria, Mike Kus, Jeffrey Zeldman, Mark Boulton and other very respectful web designers . For each designer, a typeface was selected to match their overall vibe. Each card is individually designed to reflect this vibe, supported typographically with the selected typeface. The result is a beautifully designed and packaged, witty collector's item that features your ratings. Get your hands on these now by ordering here! TypeFaces Logo Winners Bruno (bhpolar) Amy Steve Webster jared thompson Felipe Gomez Tiffany Nathan Johnson Voras Loïc Dupasquier Pipo Zoft Some Photos of the cards For more information visit TypeFaces Web Designer Playing Cards website. We also would like to thank Adii Pienaar (@adii) in especial for this giveaway, thanks a lot mate.

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #49

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #49

I will be posting some fresh free fonts every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts that will sure help you improve your typography work. Check out what I selected for you on the FFFF#49 and make sure to comeback for more next week. Click here to view all Friday Fresh Free Fonts Steiner by Gabriele Magurno Download Steiner Doulos by SIL International Download Doulos Chopin Script by Diogene Download Chopin Script Ursa by Jim Pearson Download Ursa

Typography Mania #29

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around every Wednesday with the best of Typography work on the web, from videos to images everything is full of great design and inspiration. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Videos Book Suggestion Typology Type Design from the Victorian Era to the Digital Age Organized by historical era and country of origin, each section of this dynamic compendium introduces the culture and aesthetics of the period, discusses how individual styles developed, and offers insights into the artistry of key typographers and foundries. 300 full-color illustrations. Images KathryneBCard | by johnvbosco The Sitka Bullet / Research | by Matthew Bowers 03 | by Tal Sela Pulling Points | by Berto Legendary H Thirty-three | by Nathan Godding wittysaying | by philipharpr Sem Lenco e Sem Documento | by Bruno Martins Castell Nedd | by Stuart Whitton The Characteristics of a Typeface | by arnoKath Nutrition Facts | by tabogarcia that sinking feeling | by catherine.roach Four Sticks | by - vanth - ROOM FOR ONE MORE | by edfranks José Padilla Poster | by I Can't Get Enough you & me | by catherine.roach HEADLINES | by Nathaniel Hebert i just wanted to say... | by a.Lo Forever is Over | by a.Lo Letters | by mediafury Switzerland postage stamps | by karen horton i loved | by Št?pán Prokop Selective Memory | by refryed The Met | by Isaac Viel Printing Types of Distinction, 1922 | by mikeyashworth

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #48

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #48

I will be posting some fresh free fonts every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts that will sure help you improve your typography work. Check out what I selected for you on the FFFF#48 and make sure to comeback for more next week. Click here to view all Friday Fresh Free Fonts Beautiful ES by ES Typography Download Beautiful ES Lobster by Pablo Impallari Download Lobster UpperEastSide by David Rakowski Download UpperEastSide VeggieBurger by Robby Woodard Download VeggieBurger

Typography Mania #28

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around every Wednesday with the best of Typography work on the web, from videos to images everything is full of great design and inspiration. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Videos Book Suggestion New Vintage Type Classic Fonts for the Digital Age Retro is the new modern. And nowhere is that fact more evident than in typography, which today uses vintage type in ads, book and magazine design, movies, and everywhere words convey meaning. Viewers may not even realize that the type itself conveys mood, information, and a sense of style, but graphic designers know the power of vintage type. Now the world’s foremost historian of graphic design presents New Vintage Type, a remarkable rethinking and rediscovery of old and classic typefaces for today’s modern needs. Hundreds of amazing, astounding, and obscure examples from around the world are gathered here, organized into five historically and stylistically grouped sections: the Victorian Age, the Woodtype Era, Art Deco Style, Modern Movement, and the Eccentric Movement. With hundreds of lively and one-of-a-kind examples, plus informed, intriguing text, New Vintage Type is the graphic designer’s guide to choosing and using vintage type for maximum impact. Images Wes Anderson Poster Series | by Katie Kasarda Typographic Poster | by Nicolas Ménard Unlimited | by MEDIA.ONE Boston Celtics Typography | by Karim Balaa Graphic Design | by Kasper Pyndt Work + Play | by http://www.behance.net/alexbeltechi People Love Music | by http://www.behance.net/Bruneau and Henrik Wold Kraglund Fast Track Your Degree This Summer Poster | by Fabian Malonda SOMA Magazine | by BECHA Caffeine | by Chris Piascik My Heart Doesn't Beat... it REVS! | by Joseph Marsh Invisable Children Campaign Concept | by Vanessa Wainwright Herb Lubalin Inspiration | by Vanessa Wainwright Caslon | by Vanessa Wainwright Nuzzles® - Wooden Name Puzzles | by John Christenson The Future is Now | by Ben Crick Welcome Aboard | by Francisco Andriani I love Budapest | by Miklos Kiss | by Robbert Schefman Curio Woodcut | by Jeremey Fleischer Schweppes 1+1=3 | by David Ponce de Leon Sunset | by Luperta McFly

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #47

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #47

I will be posting some fresh free fonts every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts that will sure help you improve your typography work. Check out what I selected for you on the FFFF#47 and make sure to comeback for more next week. Click here to view all Friday Fresh Free Fonts Dan by Font Fabric Download Dan Gondrin by Peter Wiegel Download Gondrin Cleanvertising by Zenze B.V. Download Cleanvertising Philosopher by Jovanny Lemonad Download Philosopher

TypeFaces Web Designer Playing Cards Giveaway

TypeFaces Web Designer Playing Cards is a "top trumps"-style card pack contains 20 of your favorite designers, including Jason Santa Maria, Mike Kus, Jeffrey Zeldman, Mark Boulton and other very respectful web designers . For each designer, a typeface was selected to match their overall vibe. Each card is individually designed to reflect this vibe, supported typographically with the selected typeface. The result is a beautifully designed and packaged, witty collector's item that features your ratings. Get your hands on these now by ordering here! TypeFaces Logo We simply love the idea and thanks to the TypeFaces guys we have 10 sets of TypeFaces to giveaway. To participate is super simple, just leave a comment with your favorite web designer and who would you like to include in the set. We will announce the winner next week Some Photos of the cards For more information visit TypeFaces Web Designer Playing Cards website. We also would like to thank Adii Pienaar (@adii) in especial for this giveaway, thanks a lot mate.

Typography Mania #27

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around every Wednesday with the best of Typography work on the web, from videos to images everything is full of great design and inspiration. Check out this weeks Mania and comeback in 7 days for more. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Videos Book Suggestion Making and Breaking the Grid A Graphic Design Layout Workshop For designers working in every medium, layout is arguable the most basic and most important element. Effective layout is essential to communication and enables the end user to not only be drawn in with an innovative design but to digest information easily. Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehensive layout design workshop that assumes that to effectively break the rules of grid-based design one must first understand those rules and see them applied to real-world projects. Text reveals top designers' work in process and rationale. Projects with similar characteristics are linked through a simple notational system that encourages exploration and comparison of structure ideas. Also included are historical overviews that summarize the development of layout concepts, both grid-based and non-grid based, in modern design practice. Images Part of an old Arby's Sign | by rizzojn Playing with Typography | by heartlandart Typography | by b-worx Typography Poster Design | by pkwahme Save the Trees, Plant Animals Instead | by John Rabbit Typography OK | by Lightroom Presets Swiss Typography History Poster | by RyanFlem typo-bang-bang-poster | by Philippe Nicolas Helvetica | by joerehling Obama Typography | by Fresh Graphics Victorian Type Poster | by Lagwd Love Your Body Typography | by rikku813 Typography-Avant garde LT Bold font | by Clinique ElAlya Handmade Typography | by froodmat Bauhaus Weimar Typography | by opentype.info Hand Drawn Typography | by Tim Degner Mercado Santa Tereza | by Francisco Martins Helvetica Poster | by dan nation The Annual of the Type Directors Club | by Nathan Young The Psychology of Imagination | by Montague Projects The Hostages | by Montague Projects

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #46

Friday Fresh Free Fonts #46

I will be posting some fresh free fonts every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts that will sure help you improve your typography work. Check out what I selected for you on the FFFF#46 and make sure to comeback for more next week. Click here to view all Friday Fresh Free Fonts Charlie Brown by Mohammed Rahman Download Charlie Brown Kingthings Serifique by Kevin King Download Kingthings Serifique Quadranta by Darim Download Quadranta Thinfonthin by Gabriel De Ioannes Becke Download Thinfonthin

Astonishing Paper Illustration by Yulia Brodskaya

Yulia Brodskaya is an artist and illustrator born in 1983 in Moscow - Russia. She is very recognized for her astonishing, elegant and detailed paper illustrations. Currently based in the UK, where she went to continue her education in art at the University of Hertfordshire with a Master of Art in Graphics Communication degree in 2006. After getting her degree, Yulia continued to experiment and explore ways of bringing together all the things she likes most: typography, paper, and highly detailed hand-made craft objects. She has swiftly earned an international reputation for her innovative paper illustrations and continues to create beautifully detailed paper designs for clients all around the world. “Typography is my second love, after paper and I’m really happy that I’ve found a way of combining the two. Having said that, I don’t want to exclude non-typobased designs, I’d like to work on different projects.” Yulia for Computer Arts I bumped into Yulia's work during one of my explorations looking for inspiration and was impressed by her pieces. The colors, details, swirls and the movement of her artworks, everything matches perfectly catching our attention and enchanting those who love the combination of creativity, talent and unique ideas. Well, enough said is time for you to enjoy the images! And don't forget to visit her website for more. Hope you like it! Enjoy. =)

Typography Mania #26

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around every Wednesday with the best of Typography work on the web, from videos to images everything is full of great design and inspiration. Check out this weeks Mania and comeback in 7 days for more. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Videos Book Suggestion 1,000 Type Treatments From Script to Serif, Letterforms Used to Perfection The ability to wield typography is one of those things that is a clear indication of a talented designer. Being able to craft type well and thoughtfully takes a deep understanding of the inherent complexities and a keen eye for the minute and subtle details. This book contains a collection of 1,000 instances of thoughtful type usage along with credits that note what fonts were used in the design. Like its predecessor, 1,000 Graphic Elements, the photography in this book focuses in on the typography so readers can get an up-close look at the work. 1,000 Type Treatments showcases an array of fonts in a catalog-like format, making it easy for the working designer to practically shop for ideas. The book is organized by style so if a designer has a traditional, elegant, or edgy piece, they can go directly to that section of the book, where they will find a wide collection of fresh ideas in the style they are seeking. Also included is a directory of font foundries and suppliers, providing busy designers with a quick reference guide to where they can find the fonts that pique their interest. Images Luther's | by House Industries Google before you tweet | found at yay!everyday Fear | by Andrei D. Robu Young Romance cover redsign | by raid71 The movie title still | by Annyas The Booze | by Joe Prytherch 10 penneth | by Craig Oldham Eat My Font | by Hand Made Font My Generation Font | by raid71 Super Street Fighter | by Ammirati Ampersands Chart | by Doug Wilson Want vs Need | by Erin Hanson The Elephant Man | by Raid71 So you need a typeface | by Julian Hansen I want to eat you baby | by Brusse Goodness! | by Micah Lidberg Useless Flier | by Josh Millard Imagine something beautiful | by Patrick Hruby If you can't make it good... | by bryantosaurus The Best Possible Strategic Plan | by Jonathan Moore found at Hello Again found at Hello Again