November 12, 2009
Continuing my series of Helvetica based TV and Movie posters (Silence of the Lambs and Stargate Atlantis), I proudly bring you House M.D. once of my most watched TV shows. Love the character, love the acting, the humour, the banter and the various personality conflicts.
From watching Hugh doing is early comedy with Stephen Fry, it’s great to see how well he adapted to a more serious, but quirky roll.…
November 4, 2009
Some logo and typographic foolishness. A ‘spin off’ idea from a ‘legit’ logo project called ‘Fifty Two Keys’. Where the obvious subject matter of piano keys etc seemed to be unavoidable. During the project, several other ‘fun’ ideas came about.
Just a cute triple meaning of the letter ‘Y’ to form a ‘evening dressed gentlemen’ in the style of several piano keys. Blood spray to infer some ‘dastardly deads’.…Read More
November 2, 2009
If you don’t yet follow the incredible A2592 blog, then you are likely missing out on some real neat stuff. Like this new font for example, of which they have kindly made available a free Beta release until the commercial version comes out. So grab it now before the Beta ends.
Image Credit from A2592.
Antrepo free fonts are free to use in all your designs.…Read More
November 1, 2009
I have one of these marvelous typographic posters, based on the periodic table, to give to one random soul. The designer, Camdon Wilde clearly onto a classy winner has now come up with version 2, in a stylish black and silver version.
Poster article originally found on FPO : For Print Only ‘Periodic Table of Typefaces Poster‘.…Read More
October 28, 2009
Just got my hands on three of these Typodarium 2010 Calenders from Verlad Hermann Schmidt Mainz, a very nicely packaged and compact desk typographic calendar. However, I certainly realise three is a bit greedy for one person, hence I will have two to giveaway very shortly.
Something about ripping sheets out of a book I find mildly fun. Half tempted to start ripping them out even before the 2010 starts, must focus more on my new Silly Putty instead.…Read More
October 14, 2009
These are my Freelance Logo Design Snapshots, just an initial glimpse of ongoing and completed logo and brand identity projects from my portfolio. This one is for ‘The Zen Web’, a colourful and clean logo mark with a unique font.
An in-depth logo design process post will follow sometime in the future.
The Zen Web specialises in creating carefully crafted turnkey websites for practitioners of natural medicine, natural therapies and eco friendly business.…Read More
October 13, 2009
Goudy Bookletter 1922 is another open source font from The League of Movable Type, one of my favourite font web sites. It is available for download below. This font is based on Frederic Goudy’s Kennerley Oldstyle.
A few words from the designer : Why I think Kennerley Oldstyle is beautiful: In making this font, I discovered that Kennerley fits together tightly and evenly with almost no kerning.…Read More
October 3, 2009
This is the first part of an ongoing logo design series. Showcasing a collection of logos and brand marks, self submitted by a bunch of freelance designers and creative folk in many creative areas. These logo designs are not random. They are the designs created by the designers themselves. These are the logos each designer here feels is their best design, for any number of reasons.…Read More
September 25, 2009
Pinched this type story from Font72, as I feel it warrants being mentioned and commented on. Putting aside the beautiful artwork on the Lettercase website, I am intrigued by this idea of sharing, collaborating and finding fonts with your ‘special’ friends and work colleagues.
Can’t find much more about LetterCase, so I have signed up to be part of the Beta trial.…Read More
September 23, 2009
League Gothic by The League of Moveable Type
League Gothic is a revival of an old classic, Alternate Gothic No.1. It was originally designed by Morris Fuller Benton for the American Type Founders Company (ATF) in 1903. The company went bankrupt in 1993. And since the original typeface was created before 1923, the typeface is in the public domain.
The League of Movable Type, one of my favourite font web sites thus decided to re design it for the open-source community.…Read More