Category: Typography

09
Mar
24
Feb

Grope Sans: A quirky and risqué private parts themed typeface

Apparently, Valentine’s Day wasn’t all chocolates and roses. Food design and research studio Bompas & Parr, out of Liverpool, has created a new risqué typeface called Grope Sans. Created for Valentine’s Day, this racy typeface by graphic designer Flo Fairweather, is adorned with nipples, vaginas and penises.Continue Reading..

13
Feb

Futura-inspired font magically adjusts to look its best as you type

Five years ago, design studio Høly created Futuracha, which started as an experimental font. Based on the Futura typeface, but with an extravagant art deco style, it was published to give creative people the chance to explore and create. The response was overwhelming.Continue Reading..

31
Jan
08
Sep
08
Aug

Shazam-like handheld tool for font finding

Since visual inspiration can strike anywhere, there are plenty of cool tools to help designers on the market today. I’ve previously posted about the portable Cube that lets you find the colour value of any object. But what if you find a beautiful font somewhere, but you don’t know what it is?Continue Reading..

10
May

Animated typeface that uses bicycle parts

There are millions of different typefaces for designers to choose from or use as inspiration for their works of art. For example, I previously posted about SFDW’s gigantic mirrored letters or an alphabet made from cut and folded paper. This animated typeface from London-based CG and motion designer Marcel Piekarski completes letters of the alphabet with different bicycle parts.Continue Reading..

12
Jan
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Dec
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Oct
05
Oct

Everything you need to know about fonts

Fonts exist everywhere you look and we use them for pretty well everything–from television, posters and billboards to newspapers, magazines and the web. But do you really pay attention to them? Fonts are the workhorses of the design world–carrying meaning, making sales, persuading, while rarely receiving their due as pieces of art. Continue Reading..

15
Sep
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