Thursday, January 29, 2009
In the transcription of President Lincoln’s speech, which added comments about applause and shouts from the audience was this line:
“… there is no precedent for your being here yourselves, (applause and laughter ;) and I offer, in justification of myself and you, that I have found nothing in the Constitution against.”
(via Design Observer)
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Hype for Type is the new site from the kids over at Nottingham design studio Thinkdust. It's their new online digital type foundry, and could be worth keeping an eye or two on - it launches in full later this year. (via We Made This)
Friday, January 23, 2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Graphic Designer Shigeo Fukuda, passed away on January 11th, 2009 at the age of 76. He was a master of creating optical illusions, simplistic logos, and designing bold and engaging posters. In 1987 Fukuda was the first Japanese designer to be inducted in the Art Directors Club (ADC) Hall of Fame.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Monday, January 19, 2009
Friday, January 16, 2009
I think as with the Helvetica hype now, my favorite font is still Georgia. Big or small, it's fairly legible and it looks fashionable, not too serious, not too playful as well. And here's a collection of 32 web sites using Georgia as the only font for their HTML copy. (via swissmiss)
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
This is so far the only typography non-related post here, and I promised I won't do this again. Anyway, I imagine the Blogger comment moderation generators got bored at some point of time so they decided to do a little bit of tomfoolery. Today I am a dumningi, a variation of dum-dum. Remember, you heard it here first!
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Thursday, January 8, 2009
Stereo.type is a project Ebon Heath has been exploring for the past ten years which questions the physicality of our typographic language. The results of these studies are hand cut and laser cut kinetic word mobiles and installations.