Wednesday, April 15, 2009

It's raining typography!

Somebody left this cute umbrella from Guardian at the office today. I couldn't help noticing it has "rain" in different languages.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Type nesting

Do birds have a favorite font? (via swissmiss)

How do they do this?

Impressive typographic piece by Julene Harrison. (via swissmiss)

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Try saying it fast


Bling Bling

From a distance, this piece resembled an opulently decorated cross. A closer look revealed paper-thin layers of gold-plated steel perforated to proclaim the symbolism of modern religion. Banal logos like those of Coca Cola and Gucci tell the story that jewellery - a metaphor for the Milan furniture fair itself - has always told: the world of capital loves to wrap itself in the illusion of timeless beauty. (via Quipsologies)

The wonders of handwritten mail

I have to agree with Armin, I want Paul Shaw to become my pen-pal and send me one of his awesomely addressed envelopes too!

Watchmen typeface

Eager to pimp your designs Watchmen style? Now you can withDave Gibbons’ Gazette typeface. [Via Quipsologies]

Tangled alphabets

If you are anywhere in NY don't forget to visit MoMa for the Tangled Alphabets exhibition. (via Design Observer)

Letterforms museum

A museum dedicated to the preservation of letterforms in Germany. (via Design Observer)

typographic map

Phew, it's been a while, hasn't it? I wish I could say I was going all around the world, but no I did not, just busy with stuffs. Anyway, speaking of going around the world, here's a typographic map for your typo-voyeuristic pleasure. (Have I posted this before?)