When Driving Becomes Writing

Posted on July 22, 2009 Under Design

Two typographers (Pierre&Damien of plmd.me) and a pro driver (Stef van Campenhoudt) collaborated to design a font with a car"“ literally. The car movements were tracked using a custom software, designed by interactive artist Zachary Lieberman. Check out the video. You can…

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Typeography Soap

Posted on June 28, 2009 Under Design

If you're truly a typography geek, then why stop at just outfitting your office and your bedroom with lust-worthy fonts? We just spotted this rad translucent soap created by Debbie Chialtas at The Soap Lab on the design site FredFlare.…

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Furniture Typeface

Posted on May 20, 2009 Under Art

Practicing Feng Shui (shameless plug for my fathers book) is but one way of expressing oneself and opening up your life through the arrangement of furniture. If you're not in possession of someone to help you move that weighty bookshelf…

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Character: Recycled Letters

Posted on May 6, 2009 Under Art

As you know, we're all about recycling. But, Character, a Finnish design company is all about recycling in an altogether different sort of way. When a store decides to toss their neon signage, Character comes along, snags them, takes them…

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Jonathan Rodriguez x Pixel Cannibal

Posted on March 25, 2009 Under Design

Costa Rican illustrator Jonathan Rodriguez has been futzing around with typography, hellbent on giving characters character through his site Pixel Cannibal. In the case of his Salomon Octopus snowboard, he makes optopus words. This year, in one of his editorial…

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The New Ideal Calendar

Posted on February 2, 2009 Under Design

It may be a month late, but new ideas are never out of style. Studio Number One just issued their 2009 New Ideal Calendar with 12 months worth of fresh typography and illustration from Shepard Fairey, Zach Gibson, Kristian Henson,…

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The Cutty Spot

Posted on December 15, 2008 Under Design

Pete Karras's new venture, The Cutty Spot, turns ABC's of different shapes and sizes into works of alphabetic art. The New York-based graphic designer makes collage-like creations highlighting one letter at a time, ensuring that no duplicate characters exist within…

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Evan Roth and Jay-Z x Brooklyn (We Go Hard)

Posted on December 4, 2008 Under Music

Evan Roth created the typography driven video for the new Jay-Z track, produced by Kanye "Brooklyn (We Go Hard)." The song is set to be a piece of the Notorious soundtrack due out later, but it;s being released now to…

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This Is Backwards

Posted on November 6, 2008 Under Art

Smells like teen ... inspiration! Our young friend Ethan Bodnar has come out with a new series of posters calling for social change in the most typographically literal way possible. The 11 x 17  "This Is Backwards" series has a…

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A Designer's Politics

Posted on July 11, 2008 Under Design

This political season you are going to see a lot of buttons supporting various candidates. If you've ever been to a political rally you know how important these buttons are -- they immediately identify who is friend and who is…

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