Verlag. Verlag, the affable Modernist.
From out of the six typefaces originally created for the Guggenheim Museum comes Verlag, a family of 30 sans serifs that brings a welcome eloquence to the can-do sensibility of pre-war Modernism. Originally envisioned as a riff on the Guggenheim’s iconic Art Deco lettering, Verlag developed into its own family of versatile typefaces in order to suit the needs of a modern identity program. Because the fonts would ultimately represent a range of individual artistic voices — from Cézanne to Kandinsky to Matthew Barney — Verlag was carefully planned so that its distinct personality would be checked by a sense of objectivity.
From the rationalist geometric designs of the Bauhaus school, such as Futura (1927) and Erbar (1929), Verlag gets its crispness and its meticulous planning. TypeDrawing - Hansol Huh. TypeDrawing originally started with online project in Jan 2005.
Since then, a number of users have made fun and arty drawings using this program. Also, TypeDrawing has been featured on various famous websites like theFWA, and won several awards such as from FlashForward. In 2009, TypeDrawing iPhone version was released, and after one year, iPad version was released. Both iPhone and iPad version are way better than online version. It is much easier to draw by using your fingers (not a mouse), and many great features were added. Unfortunately, there is no update plan for the web(flash) version as of yet. FontEditor BitfontMaker. Thinking with Type. Dingbats. Store. *SOLD OUT- CLICK EACH PORTRAIT TO SEE A LARGER VERSION (if you see nothing click here for an animated gif) It took me a little while but I have finally gotten these portraits done.
This is a series of 4 sort-of-blind-contour drawing prints. That means whenever the pen was moving I wasn't looking but I DID look many times to place the pen down on the page in a new (and better) position. I realized this was the only way I could draw a reasonably good portrait. Anyway, I'm pretty happen with the results. Each is a two color print on white 110lb. paper with a rag bottom edge.
Actual Size: 11.75" x 15.75" If you choose to order a single portrait, be sure to tell me the name of the print you want in the 'notes' section of your paypal payment (ex: Charles, Stan, or Lee) UPDATE: SAM is sold out, sorry! If you do NOT live in the US and want to buy prints, please email me at email@example.com and I will be very pleased to help you out. NEWS : L I S A >> R I E N E R M A N N. Arabic Type, Typography, Design and Visual Culture: The Blog of Tarek Atrissi.
By Tarek Atrissi It is hard to believe that it has been 10 years since I graduated from SVA, the School of Visual Arts in New York.
In 2003, I earned my MFA in Design after two years of graduates studies at the MFA Design program of one of most prestigious art schools in the United States. So much happened in my life and career afterwards, and the program had so much positive influences on my growth as a person and as a designer in so many aspects. Ten years after, I look back at this wonderful educational experience at SVA to pick the most important 10 things I learned at the “Designer as Author” program. 1- Reading the New York Times According to Shift Happens “Did you know” video series. One of the best habits I developed at SVA was reading daily the New York Times newspaper. 2- Design entrepreneurship Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar.
...t.y.p.o.r.g.a.n.i.s.m... Untitled. I Love Typography: The Rather Difficult Font Game. 23 amazing free modern clean sans serif fonts for designers on studiowhiz.com. On 04.01.09, In Design, by Keranm 23 fonts that will set your design apart from all the rest Fonts have come a long way, today’s designers are looking more and more for fonts that are full of life, with subtleties of space and shape.
Fonts are as much about what’s not there as what is. This collection celebrates the clean modern fonts, that give a striking elegance to any page, with bold lines, white space and clean curves. What’s better – all these fonts are free (NOTE: Ambrosia is a trial font sorry) Update: check out 32 free fun & funky fonts for your design project Walkway Comfortaa Tin Birdhouse Often TF Grutch Grotesk Tuffy Street Folks Alte Haas Grotesk Libel Suit Gauntlet Tondo Siple 2 Nelson ShoCard DNA 20th Century Sansumi Ambrosia Delicious Geo Sans Light Reding 1969 Duepuntozero Fertigo Pro Eurofurence. 40 Sexy And Creative Typographic Logo Designs. I have always loved looking at well-designed logos and I like it even more when they feature great typography (hey, after all typography is sexy!)
So, lately I’ve been looking for some inspiration for a new project and thought I’d check out some logo galleries to get those creative juices flowing. I hope you enjoy this post! Please take a minute to tell us which ones are your favorites in the comment section below! :) Ant ↓ Dash ↓ Killed Productions ↓