Designers at IDEO wanted to bring artificial intelligence to the world of fonts, so they created Font Map, a quick experiment to see how machine learning can address challenges in design. Font selection is one of the most common visual choices designers make—and most fall back on old favorites, or search for a font within categories. By leveraging […]
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 letter sits in a 6 x 6 inch square, allowing […]
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. We love to experiment, work and combine different creative techniques […]
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)
Michael Lebovitz from Big Spaceship made a great work with user interaction and typography.
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 in any Mac or Windows application.
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/wnZr0wiG1Hg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Tomás Valle, from Barcelona, just send us this great video. From the lenticular cover that changes with the angle of your hands, all the way to the Z, ABC-3D is as much a work of art as it is a pop-up book. Each of the 26 dimensional letters that […]
Nice type experiments from Jeremy Pettis.
Nice type experiment by Thijs Verbeek.
Nice portfolio from Lowman.
Kromofons is an alphabet, created by Florida physician Lee Freedman. The idea is that each letter of the alphabet corresponds to a color, allowing messages to be embedded in color images. For 35 years, between stints as a doctor, a real estate agent and a pizza maker at the Woodstock concert in 1994, Freedman has […]
Tobias battenberg, from Germany, made a nice experiment with video projections in several buildings and structures in the city, about the font “akzidenz grotesk”.Akzidenz grotesk is known as a font that tolerates a lot, that holds out a lot – my plan was to get a proof by the font herself. the font demonstrated her […]