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Who am I In 1999 Alexis Taïeb discovered graffiti. As his first works had barely dried on the walls he knew that he had found a love for life. This love for typography became a natural guide into a new profession. And soon enough, he graduated from Gobelins in 2007 with a solid knowledge of design and typography. Shortly after graduating, in 2008, Alexis became a freelancer with a focus on print and web design.

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Werner Schneider Werner Schneider was born in Marburg/Lahn, Germany in 1935. He studied lettering arts under Prof. Friedrich Poppl at the Werkkunstschule Wiesbaden. Later he became a teacher there with a special emphasis on calligraphy and design. He has been a professor of Graphic Design at the Fachhochschule Wiesbaden (University of Applied Sciences) since 1971.

Creative Examples of Typography in Advertising Typography is the most important and creative element in advertising. Even you can say that, if you are looking for typographic inspiration, see the ads first. In order to set a style and theme in an advertisement most designers use typography that let a single word or shorter phrase to become the focal point of the design. So for your inspiration, we are featuring some fresh and most inspirational examples of print advertising implementing creative typography.

18 Insanely Addictive Font Games Typography helps you engage your audience and establish a distinct, unique personality on your website. Knowing how to use fonts to build character in your design is a powerful skill, and exploring the history and use of typefaces, as well as typographic theory, can help. But it doesn't have to be boring. This selection of online and mobile font games will help test and expand both your knowledge and identification skills.

15 Examples of Flat Designs In eCommerce Business 15 Examples of Flat Designs in Ecommerce Changing trends towards Flat design had overshadowed the ruling world of naturalism. 2014 has brought a complete shift towards the sophisticated & dynamic look of flat pattern. Simplicity always catches the eye, whether you are viewing a website in a mobile, tablet or desktop. Flat design has its own beauty and more and more eCommerce businesses are incorporating flat design in their websites. Essence of flat design are: Top 50 Best Free Fonts Are you in love with the Free Fonts Section on UltraLinx? If you answered yes, then I believe this post will blow your mind. Today we round up the top 50 best free fonts for you to download. Did we mention they were free? From incredible vintage fonts to beautiful slim typefaces we share all. Typography is one of the most important parts of an epic design, so we were sure to find the most useful, most legible best free fonts on the web!

Alberto Seveso Alberto Seveso is a graphic designer and illustrator from Italy. He does freelance and private art commissions. His style is very layered and detailed. Below are some of my favorite pieces; I wanted to showcase his beautiful watercolor effects. The 100 Greatest Free Fonts for 2014 Here we are, once again, with our now-famous selection of the top 100 free fonts for 2014. This year we have only selected fonts published or updated in late 2013 and 2014, giving you one of the most up-to-date lists around. The majority are completely free with licenses for commercial use; the odd few available for personal use only have extended license options at a very reasonable price. The free font list comprises both entire font families and single weight downloads; either way, there is something for everyone and we think you'll love the ones we have picked out for you. Font Selection We have selected all kinds of typefaces which can be seamlessly integrated into any design: Sans Serif, Slab Serif, Rounded, Decorative, Display, Art Deco, Geometric, Futuristic, and many more besides.

Metropolis free font - Fontfabric™ Metropolis comes from the the industrial movement of the 1920’s where skyscrapers where born. “Using a double line technique, I wanted to create my own Art Deco style font that represented this era. The result is a bold, bumptious typeface with a stolidly calm disposition.” New Project Predicts The Technological Symbols And Icons Of The Future A couple months ago, FastCoExist shared a project by Berlin-based interdisciplinary lab Hypermorgen, that was inspired after it tried to find an email icon that would signify an encrypted message. Nothing like it existed yet, so the team made their own, leading to the group making other symbols that could become omnipresent in the near future. Interactive advertising veteran and digital creative director, Fernando Barbella, had been thinking similarly, and began making his own icons for concepts such as drone surveillance, meat-printing, and smart eye lenses, before putting all these new symbols on a Tumblr called Signs From The Near Future. We got in touch with Barbella, who explained that his project strives "to expose a point of view, and to make visitors think about how far and how fast we want to go in this technological race."

Interactive Digital Installation Features a Sea of Flowers that Magically Burst into Bloom A sea of flowers magically blooms and withers in this stunning digital installation by teamLab, a collective made up of tech specialists that include architects, programmers, CG animators, and more. Titled Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together, for Eternity, the stunning display consists of a walkway covered with real-time renderings of gorgeous flora found in Tokyo. Cherry blossoms, rape blossoms, and other blooms burst into cascades of colorful petals, and then slowly fade away to make room for the new buds of flowers from another season. Similar to another version of the installation displayed in Usuno last year, this artwork is interactive. Visitors' movements, whether they're walking or standing still, cause flowers to spring up or wither away.

Peter Thornton This was the second time we had Peter Thornton come to lead a workshop and we were all really looking forward to the experience! We had chosen to have Peter teach us about Creating Texture - a selection of variations. The only pressure is to know more about creating texture at the end of the day than you knew in the morning. pt We watched demos and then tried the different techniques, building a portfolio of possibilities, remembering that there are basic elements that one can change in order to create a contrast and the texture of a piece of lettering. The 100 best free fonts Free fonts, updated for 2017 – all the best free fonts, and none of the dross. We have filtered out the diamonds in the rough from the thousands of free fonts available online that are suitable for you to use in your designs. This list represents the 50 best free fonts we've found in eight categories.

Why It's So Hard to Design Arabic Typefaces Typeface design has a western-normativity problem: for years, most Arabic typefaces have been designed by Latin-language typographers. But Arabic is built differently than Latin—its letters can have different contextual shapes, they always connect, and they eschew upper and lowercase letters—which means applying western ideas about type design is asking the script to conform to an unnatural set of standards. “In the last 60 years Arabic has gone through many changes, and not really positive ones,”says Peter Bil’ak, founder of Dutch type foundry Typotheque. “It’s been subjected to western printing techniques, which cannot accommodate the number of glyphs [in Arabic].”

16 FAMOUS LOGOS WITH HIDDEN MESSAGES ,Part 3 Did you know that some companies have little hidden messages in their logos? Most of them you will have to look a little harder to see what you may have missed at first glance. Below are just a few logos with hidden messages.

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