February 26, 2010
Stunning typographic posters from HappyCentro. This series is a part of a whole alphabet.
The concept was: Take a letter of an alphabet, looking for a selection of 10 cities in the world that starts with this letter, say which languages are spoken in these places, say where are you from and which is your language. It was a research project around the concept of the TRAVELLING.…Read More
February 24, 2010
Just started a little typographic gallery based on Ninja being designed in anyway you see fit. Called ‘Your Inner Ninja’ this is a way to show anyone who cares how you usually internally visualize the word ‘Ninja’ in a typographic style.
Simply, create typographic designs based solely on the word ‘Ninja’. That’s it. I have used Posterous as the means to feature all the designs. The site design is less than inspiring and I am working on a better theme etc, so just bear with me.…Read More
February 24, 2010
Kilogram font is designed by Karl from Kalle Graphics and was based on a font called Anagram by Nick Curtis. Kudos to Karl for designing such a stunning font and not charging for it. Not to mention the work Karl has put into creating the various promo designs for Kilogram, some of which are here. Visit his website to see the full collection of designs based on Kilogram.…Read More
February 21, 2010
Raleway, by Matt McInerney (@mattmc), is another open source font made available from The League of Movable Type, one of my favourite font web sites for quality fonts. It is available for free download below.
Raleway is an elegant sans-serif typeface, designed in a single thin weight. It is a display face that features both old style and lining numerals, as well as a stylistic alternate inspired by more geometric sans-serif typefaces than it’s neo-grotesque inspired default character set.…Read More
February 13, 2010
This is just a sneek peek of a logo and identity design I recently completed for a wedding photography studio, ‘Illumina’. The Sneek Peek is to provide an initial view of the logo images and is linked to my portfolio. An in-depth ‘logo design process’ post will be done in time brief and to the point information on that design. It will be linked to the images currently existing in my portfolio.…Read More
February 13, 2010
Following my last post on vintage building typography and signage Robins Brewery, I went out on a mission to try and find further examples of this throw back to a time forgotten. I am even more ashamed that in all my 37 years in this small town, I have not fully noticed this gem of a vintage hand painted advertisement.
I walk down this street most days, yet apparently, not noticed what was right there in front of me.…Read More
February 10, 2010
Just came across this amazing posters on Behance by Justin Van Genderen. I am a super fan of condensed typefaces and love seeing them displayed on posters such as this. Works really well.
You can see them on his Flickr site as well
Link found on Laughingsquid
February 7, 2010
Always love finding original vintage signage out and about. Finding those faded Victorian signs on the side of buildings is quite a treat. It’s such a throwback to a time when everything was carefully painted, on a huge scale, in the absence of plastic and vinyl.
Not sure how I missed this one. Was just walking down a road in the small town of Seaford, where I live. …Read More
January 31, 2010
Typetweets displays the last 100 tweets from Twitter that mention a typographic related term or phrase. It’s been around for a while now but still a good source of type related tweets.
Easy way to find new leads, new content and type based gossip. Looks dead smart as well.
January 26, 2010
If you follow my daily bookmark and link updates on my Posterous blog, then you will probably have seen a number of links sourced from Aqua-Velvet. It is one of a few creative blogs that I genuinely look forward to seeing the frequent updates. I am always intrigued to see what is up next and rarely leave without stealing some article to link to on my Posterous blog.…Read More