Posts Tagged “typography”

Uncle Goose

by Jill on January 7, 2013

Uncle Goose is a company that is in love with learning, design, and creativity. They especially love wood blocks, so much so that their company is solely dedicated to crafting these classic toys in an era of computer games and (…)

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Creative Type Four

by Jill on May 14, 2012

Its the time of year for Toronto’s annual, curated exhibition of typographic artwork, Creative Type. The show’s work is made up of a selection of the city’s most talented illustrators, artists and designers. Since its beginning in 2008, the profile (…)

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Maricor / Maricar

by Jill on March 6, 2012

Australian twin sisters, Maricor and Maricar are graphic designers, illustrators, animators and in general have an affinity for all things crafty. They have a curious obsession with paper and patterns and enjoy working with embroidery. Their set of Tactiles contain a gorgeous collection of stitched typography from patterned sans serifs (…)

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Matt Luckhurst

by Jill on November 8, 2011

Matt Luckhurst is a designer, illustrator and motionographer originally from Vancouver, BC, now living in Brooklyn. Currently working as the Design Director at Collins: in New York City, Matt has created an inspiring body of work. Whether vector or hand (…)

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Codex Magazine

by Tanya on June 28, 2011

Codex, The Journal of Typography, recently released its premier issue. Published by ILT Publishing and designed by our friend’s at Working Format, Codex features interviews with type designers, type reviews and specimens, essays, and other content that is sure to (…)

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Creative Type No 03

by Jill on April 25, 2011

Creative Type is a unique opportunity for designers and illustrators of Toronto to exhibit their personal work and to “promote the idea of artful typography as a significant and valuable facet of our city’s visual culture”. It began in 2008 (…)

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Type of Rescue

by Jill on March 28, 2011

Character is a Finnish company who saves dismantled signage from demolition. By salvaging these letters that have graced the cityscape for years, Character gives them a new life by fixing them and replacing their old lighting with LEDs making them (…)

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Daily Drop Cap

by Tanya on March 24, 2011

Jessica Hische is a designer and illustrator who created Daily Drop Cap in order to “prettify the internet and beautify your blog posts.” A beautifully illustrated letter is posted each day which individuals are free to use on personal, non-commercial (…)

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A Visual History of Typefaces – Volume 2

by Tanya on March 1, 2011

Volume 2 of A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles is my favorite of the two editions. This volume covers the period from 1900 to the mid-20th century and once again includes access to the image library of high (…)

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A Visual History of Typefaces – Volume 1

by Tanya on February 28, 2011

A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, published by Taschen, is a must-have for all type nerds, especially those interested in ornamental lettering. Published in two volumes, this book is comprised of reproduced type specimens detailing the evolution of (…)

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