Snoil, a sensitive skin of oil, is a great interactive piece by Martin Frey. Ferrofluid is a liquid that reacts to magnetism. It is attracted by magnets, pretty similar to iron. This can lead to areas where the liquid partly resists to gravitation when a magnet approaches. Thereby a small bump is formed close to […]
Chronotext is a growing collection of software experiments exploring the relation between text, space and time. By Ariel Marka, a designer and programmer based in Tel-Aviv.
There´s a very nice gallery at Flickr showing some ads from medical/pharmaceutical magazines “Clínica Rural” and “Glosa” from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Source: David Airey
From Fontblog I found Manuel Kiem and his fantastic project: the Typecube. It´s a relatively simple but very strong ideia, based on combination of forms. I specially like the way the letters get represented, like if the Y is saying: “I need to have this form, you know, for my brother E to be OK […]
Type for you is now a proud member of Design-Feed, a feed-aggregator site, containing news from several sites covering graphic and web design, as well as art or advertising. And every post is searchable by keyword.Very good service to the community. 🙂
Veteran graphic design/typography and letterpress teacher from the London College of Printing: David Dabner talks… giving an insight into the principles of design, creative letterpress and why computers make students sloppy.
A film covering the basics of typography, as well some nice set of rules to apply type on a low resolution screen, like a normal TV.In Spanish, but pretty easy to follow anyway.
A nice blog with Paul’s favorites book covers. Almost all these books he has bought in second hand shops and he rarely payed more than a couple of pounds for each one.Here in the picture there´s a beautifull Penguin example.
BaseLAB specializes in designing new and custom fonts, customizing existing fonts, producing fonts and logotype design and optimization. They also create small tools and programs for specific client needs and also for designer’s recreation.From the alrealy wonderfull Base.
The typography was originally based on Franklin Gothic, over 100 years old and still looking as fresh as a daisy. Strong, solid, clear, no messin’. Then it was a matter of getting it flowing together smoothly, focusing on the shapes of each character and almost morphing them into each other so that it wasn’t just […]