Category: Experiments

Discover.Typography by H&Co

  Experience H&Co fonts in a fresh new way, with their new website, that let’s you explore beautiful type compositions. The zoomable landscape allows users to see different typefaces in use, and it’s a great way to learn how they can be paired up.

LX Type by Leo Burnett

Leo Burnett has created a type for Lisbon by looking at the sky, and it’s pretty cool. You can download it at the website. The trams are part of Lisbon’s landscape and become an icon of the city. In addition to painting the street yellow, they also…

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Alphabet Topography

Great work from Synoptic Office. The physical form of language is a record of collective memory. In this monotype typeface, the height of the letterforms is determined by how often a letter is used. This typeface maps the rhythmic ebb and flow of English. Each…

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Device Studio, from Barcelona.

Device Studio is a Barcelona based audiovisual design studio, founded in 2008. Marcelo wrote us an email presenting their interesting type experiments: We are a multidisciplinary creative hub focused on new media platforms and motion graphics, offering direction and art direction from concept to delivery.…

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TypeStar

TypeStar is a lyric visualizer created by Scott Garner that renders lyrics of a song in realtime according to a number of preset visualization schemes. Application is available as Mac, Windows and Linux download. (via creativeapplications.net)

FontStruct

FontShop brings you FontStruct, a free font building tool: FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts constructed out of geometrical shapes, which are arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks. Once you’re done building, FontStruct generates high-quality TrueType fonts, ready to use…