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 […]
Created by artist Gordon Young and designer Andy Altman of Why Not Associates, that brought us the Comedy Carpet, this piece is again based on the ground, created from granite that over the next few years will reach a whopping 300m in length. Instead of gags, the piece will display a list of cargo goods that […]
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.
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 scratch the capital’s blue sky with their wires. From the […]
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 […]