Flecha, designed by Rui Abreu, is a sharp and streamlined old-style typeface made for editorial design. On the whole Flecha has a sturdy and mechanised appearance with its rigid letter-forms, square terminals and geometrically simplified strokes. Nevertheless Flecha still manages to be delicate and reminiscent of the broad nib pen.
The Futur has released an animated video on typography, full of important typographic terms and terminology. Take a look.
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)
For the celebration of its 20th birthday Fontshop as created an excellent inforgraphic document. Let me remind also that this is growing for the next weeks.
HypeForType just launched their Exclusive Faces Volume.02 featuring the typography work of names such as Non-Format, Research Studios, Suprb, MWM Graphics and Richard Perez. Go check them out!
Michael Lebovitz from Big Spaceship made a great work with user interaction and typography.
TypeForYou has teamed up with online digital type foundry HypeForType, to bring you a one off competition, and a chance to win Exclusive Faces Volume 1, worth over £150. Exclusive Faces Volume 1 includes limited edition typeface creations from the likes of Si Scott, Alex Trochut, Jon Burgerman, Luke Lucas and HelloHikimori. To be in […]
This is an amazing piece of work made on a facade in Portugal. (via The Refined) View more.
Sebastian Lester, trained in Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins, he now works in London as a type designer and typographic illustrator. And let me tell you that is typography work is very much the best I’ve seen for some time now. Excellent work. Visit sblester.co.uk
Typographers Pierre & Damien / plmd.me joined pro race pilot Stef van Campenhoudt and interactive artist Zachary Lieberman (openframeworks.cc), to create an excellent experience in the creation of a font. The font is also available to download. View the video on Vimeo.
Hypefortype has launched! Alex says: “It’s been a long struggle, a year long project in total from concept to completion. My ultimate ambition with HypeForType is to create a new and inspiring type foundry to showcase the best in todays typographic talent. It’s a place for designers and creatives to gain access and inspiration from […]