“If It’s Big and Ugly, It’s Not Big Enough”

James Victore on a “Type Safari” through Brooklyn

Keep Fresh, Stay Rad

friends-of-type-postcards

Friends of Type are prolific. For this new box set produced by Princeton Architectural Press, the cross-continental design collective have compiled 100 of their favorite designs produced over the years and turned them into postcards. Featuring slogans, sayings, and salutations, the set is as much a study in letterform as it is a place form letters on.

Available today

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Typecaster for Life

Lewis Mitchell of Arion Press in San Francisco

via, doobybrain

ILLUMINATIONS: A Spiritual Guide To Lettering

This self-published book by CLOWN TITS Crew features 86 pages of style inspiration.

Matthew Carter: My Life in Typefaces

From Kindergarten to Infinity

comic-neue

Harnessing a desire to be “the casual script choice for everyone including the typographically savvy,” an Australian graphic designer has updated Comic Sans in a simple typeface called Comic Neue.

Logophobia

Filmmaker Alex Sanders takes a look at the mind of a Logophobic and what it is that makes a “Scary Logo” so scary.

via, networkawesome

Font Men

Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones before the split.

Directed & Produced by Dress Code

Design Under Pressure

jfk-is-dead-columbus-evening-dispatch

Isolated headlines from the day Kennedy was assassinated. Compiled by Christian Annyas.

Typographic Smut

Issue C of Gratuitous Type, the pamphlet of typographic smut, features 48 pages of lovely letters and conversations with Hato Press, Hvass & Hannibal and Studio Lin, among others, plus a 6-page centerfold and a print created by Jordy van den Nieuwendijk. So sexy.

Zio / @zioxla

Subway Hell

Comic-Sans-Subway-NY-Canal-Street

“The silent revenge of Comic Sans”

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Morning Dose of The Noun Project

Building a Global Visual Language

via, laughingsquid

Design is One

A documentary about Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

(thanks Kiji!)

The Eggs Font

Eggs-font

It took 1000 eggs to create this font by hand.

Printables

london-signs

Sign by Sign, History Is Told on London’s Walls by Alice Rawsthorn

The History of Typography, Animated

Parisian Neighborhoods Described Through Kinetic Typography

via, openculture

Paula Scher on designing in and with perspective

via, swissmiss

For The Type Obsessive

The Scrabble Typography Edition

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