Pairing type can be a daunting task for even the most seasoned of designers. Proper combinations can make a design, while poorly chosen pairs can break it. H&FJ, creators of the now ubiquitous Gotham and typographers extraordinaire, have put together a guide with four ways to mix fonts. Its the interplay between fonts that gives them [...]
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This video is from circa 2003 and is still worth a watch. It’s a great introduction to the art of type design for the non-initiated.
August 4th, 2008 2 Comments
Axel Peemoeller, a graphic designer and art director based in Hamburg, Germany, designed quite an innovative parking garage wayfinding system. link
July 22nd, 2008 3 Comments
College Humor asks the question, what if fonts were real people, and answers in a humorous fashion. The result is entertaining but they made the personalties of the fonts based on their names, not on their actual characteristics, which is still funny, but not quite as nerdy as it could have been. The whole thing [...]
March 31st, 2008 No Comments
A wonderful overview of typography. Watch and quickly learn the basics.