Fender has used several styles of Fender logos, usually referred to as: “Spaghetti”, “Transition”, and “CBS” which were used to adorn the headstocks of their guitars.
I certainly understand that choosing the right font for a logo design can seem to some clients to be a complete mystery that will get them so worked up that they refuse to want anything to do with it.
A stunning collection of 20 American space (NASA) program: covers, reports, brochures and other vintage era space themed design and typography all from an upcoming: 2013 April 18 Space Exploration Signature Auction by Heritage Auctions. Just trying to imagine the excitement of having the responsibility to create such historic pieces of design. My favourite cover is this last one… Read More →
Ha. These typographic joke posters by Gary Nicholson are the dogs bollox. Fine puns delivered with devastatingly cool typographic style. My favourite is: “Get with the Times, New Roman” with “The Carnage was Grotesk, but Akzidenz Happen” coming a very close 2nd. » Source: Gary Nicholson
Bumped into swissted by Mike Joyce (Sterotype Design) a while back now, but recently stumbled upon it again. Far too cool to not share again. All the swissted posters Mike has redesigned are based on punk, hardcore, and indie rock shows that actually happened. Those original show flyers have been transformed into international typographic style posters typeset… Read More →
If you want your agency website to stand out from the rest then I Shot The Serif, by tothepoint, is one way to go about it. Some might say tothepoint are following in the foot-steps of the controversial of over gamification of non game iPhone applications. Some might say it’s rad and fun. I think that… Read More →
There is little one can say to such stunning typographic logo design from the gifted hands of Simon Walker.
The Characteristics of a Typeface wallaper by Arno Kathollnig @arnoKath is quite a visual feast if you are looking for a new desktop wallpaper,
Letter Fountain: The Anatomy Of Type By Taschen looks set to be THE type book to get this year.
Found on Quipsologies, Lost Type Co-op is a typeface collaboration between Riley Cran and Tyler Galpin.
Impressive portfolio and whilst you are over on his site, worth signing up to his RSS feed. Source Link Michael Doret | Found on Grainedit
One thing I struggle trying to understand is why some free fonts have a non-commerical licence applied. I just can’t get my head around it. As I said on Twitter… I have spent a fortune on buying fonts that I feel will add value to my work, I have no problem with investing good money… Read More →
I was preparing a quick post about Fonts In Use but then they featured an article about The Egotist Network which I aslo wanted to post about. So now I can blog about both in one post.
Seems Maniakers Design has been quite busy since releasing the original FREE 232 MKSD Font. It has now been updated with a huge range of extra glyphs.
I have just 3-4 copies of the current 2nd edition of 8Faces, by Elliot Jay Stocks to give out.
Jean-Luc is free downloadable font. It is an uppercase-only display grotesque in two styles: One with normal bold accents and punctuation, and one with hairline accents and punctuation, as seen in the title cards for “2 ou 3 choses”.