Quotes. Inspiration Gallery #173 ? Various quotations ? From up North. Typography Captures the Essence of Four Great Cities [Video] If you've ever been young and alone in a foreign country, we're betting you'll melt after watching "Live The Language," a series of videos which combine exquisite typography and playful visuals to cinematically capture the joy (and uncertainty, and terror, and everything else) of learning a new language in a strange city.
Take the video for Paris, for example. Jean-Luc Godard famously said that all you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun, but after watching this and literally tearing up at the end, I propose an amendment: all you need is a girl and a font. The films' luscious imagery comes courtesy of cinematographer Niklas Johansson, but the type -- by Barcelona-based designer and art director Albin Holmqvist -- is what truly makes them magical.