Designing Without Images: Making Typography Work for You You don’t need a great image for every design project. In fact, you can create a great design with no images at all. It’s a trend that is gaining a lot of momentum as typography-focused projects can be used to stand out against a crowded sea of hero images, video and animations. All you have to do is think like a typographer. Designing without images takes focus, vision and a clear understanding of design and typography principles to create a piece of art that is totally comprised of text.
50 Design Blogs You Have To Read In 2015 - Shillington Design Blog Hello readers! Guess what? We’ve updated this list for the new year. Check out 50 Design Blogs You Have to Read in 2016. As designers we find inspiration everywhere. for the love of type: The Design Kids Threesome Street Exhibition The Design Kids Threesome Street Exhibition The Design Kids recently hosted the Sydney leg of their 'Threesome' show (Don't worry, no one makes out!). The exhibition was a typographic treasure hunt where a studio, graduate and student teamed up to complete a three word phrase and paste it up around the streets of Surry Hills. I worked with two talented up-and-comers Gabby Lord and Jonathan Key. By our powers combined we created this poster to bring the Zoolander quote "Cool Story Hansel "to life. I designed the "Hansel", while Jonathan and Gabby created the "Cool" & "Story" respectively.
20 Beautiful Script Fonts for Your Designs Since script fonts are based on the fluid stokes of natural hand writing, they’re a great way to add a personal touch to a design. The only issue I have with script fonts is that I’ve always had trouble finding good ones when I need them. Assuming you may have faced the same problem, I’ve taken the time to round up 20 beautiful script fonts for your designs. As you’ve probably noticed we love finding and sharing freebies with our readers, especially fonts. So we hope that you find these as useful as our other font collections. 3 Typography Tips For A More Comfortable Read Tip 2 — Use Vertical Spacing To Make Your Words Easier To Scan This is the spacing and arrangement of text as the reader descends the page. We need to make sure the the line spacing and space between paragraphs is generous enough to allow the eye and brain to more easily decipher characters, words, and word shapes — which is how we all read. Paragraph Spacing
Graphic Exchange - The blog of Mr Cup - graphic design, print, identity, products and more... After weeks of work, I am pleased to present my new portfolio. It will be now under the mrcup-studio.com name as after working freelance for years, I am now in a real studio with Jef working with me. He designs this website and I thanks him for that, I guess it is important to have a new eye on your own work ! An important thing to was to separate the project for what I was commissioned to do by clients and companies and the work on I self-initiated and do with other designers and creatives like the letterpress calendar and the Walter magazine done with the mediafix team ! Here come some of the latest works I have done over the past work and never found time to present in details !
Motionographer Kung Fury As a child of the 80s, there are three things that course through my blood: buddy cop films, martial arts flicks and Tang. Kung Fury, a short film directed by David Sandberg and funded through Kickstarter, combines two of these three things. (Hint: you cannot drink Kung Fury. Yet.) Even if you’re too young to have experienced the 80s first hand, it’s highly probable you will enjoy the film anyway.