After 4 months of work, Giuseppe Salerno of Valencia-based Resistenza has released Arcano Type. Inspired by nature, symbols, icons and jewels, the Arcano typeface was designed completely by hand. I discovered this typographic jem on David Airey’s design blog. I was even lucky enough to win a free version of Arcano by posting in David’s [...]
Loving this typology wallpaper from Wall & Decò. What designer doesn’t want a wall made of type blocks? I know I do. This beautiful letterpress pattern delivers an optical allusion of tactile and three-dimensional joy. Certainly a wall I want to touch. Via The Style Files
The National Parks Conservation Association needed an alluring invitation for the private opening of Exposure—an exhibition featuring wildlife photography by Nathan Myhrvold.
FontShop, the first digital type foundry, features all things typographic on their education web page. Their online library of free PDFs is a great introduction to typography.
Funny mini-mockumentary, the music is perfect. The Original: Helvetica Film Other Films by Gary Hustwit: Objectified and Urbanized
A very cool sampling of typography from the former German Democratic Republic. Most are not digitized yet, but some of them definitely should be.
The Wexner Center is as a research laboratory for the arts. The center offers a plethora of entertaining and educational public programs. The community enjoys Teen Arts Fusion each summer. Teens naturally relate to contemporary art. Both are actively challenging boundaries, exploring identity, and grappling with the tough questions no on else has the courage [...]
Rock That Font is a new blog that celebrates the union of rock’n’roll and typography. They don’t have a too many posts yet, but it looks promising.
Sure, they’re on the list. But tonight they want to look good enough to walk right in and start dancing. She may know it yet, but the dress she’s looking for is at Marqsmen. And those new sneakers he wants? Yeah, they’re at Marqsmen too. Commence operation Quirky Window Display. Look, ten thousand Facebook friends [...]