Typography Book Art by the readables

Hi all! Please excuse my inconsistent posting lately - been battling a dead personal computer and other issues that has made blogging difficult. Hopefully this upcoming three day weekend will help me get back on track. In the meantime, please enjoy these typographic book art posters of favorite quotes done by Priscilla from the readables. … Continue reading Typography Book Art by the readables

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Design*Sponge

Run, don't walk, to Design*Sponge for more fonts than you can handle. Today is their Font-Themed day!Check out how people use font-inspired decorations in their home (here & here), watch videos of font designers talking about their work, and enter the "Design Your Own Alphabet" contest.If only I had 80 more hours in my day … Continue reading Design*Sponge

Typography Tuesday: Measuring Type

Ever wondered how economical your favorite typeface might be?Me neither.But these guys have, and they've created the Measuring Type project. The picture to the left shows how much ink was used to write the same word at the same point size in the different font styles.While I've never thought about it before, I admit I … Continue reading Typography Tuesday: Measuring Type

Intro to Typography

Here is a very basic introduction to four different fonts. It's a fun little video that gives DOB, distinguishing characteristics, and some vocab for font description. If you're at all interested in typography, like me, it's worth the four minutes of your life. Enjoy!http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=6875685&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Type: Four from R. Ballermann on Vimeo.