C.C Earlier this year I was commissioned to create the film campaign for exciting Australian Horror/Thriller Lemon Tree Passage. In true horror fashion, one early morning I received a call that said I had 7 days to create the artwork. 7 days to cast, clothe & make up a group of disheveled teenage victims & shoot the several elements needed for the end composite, locate & shoot a beautiful vintage car with an inspiring dashboard, composite & retouch the whole artwork in both Quad, Onesheet & TwoSheet format, create the title designs, as well as 2 days of solid file transferring ready for Berlinale festival. A challenge? How to design your own typeface After many years as a graphic designer and type enthusiast, I decided to channel some of my passion into my own lettering and typography design projects. After researching how to make your own font, it seemed a natural evolution to try my hand at designing a typeface. Much has been written about type design; on the history, drawing and technical complexities of creating typefaces (I've linked to some excellent resources at the bottom of this article) and many typography tutorials. But where exactly do you begin if you want to make your own font? If you're a designer or illustrator new to this discipline, what are the first practical steps, the common software and early considerations to get you going? I had found some useful pieces of information but they were scattered across many sources and many were dated by technology.
Five simple steps to better typography – April 13th, 2005 – Typography, I find, is still a bit of mystery to a lot of designers. The kind of typography I’m talking about is not your typical “What font should I use” typography but rather your “knowing your hanging punctuation from your em-dash” typography. Call me a little bit purist but this bothers me. So, in an attempt to spread the word here’s the first of five simple steps to better typography. To kick it off, part one is about the Measure. design:related gallery CW Pencil Enterprise opens a shop just for pencils in Manhattan. Psycho Analysis of Dreams book cover designBy Matt Windsor with Mal Croft Floral AlphabetBy Jordan Kay Phillip Bumper Sticker Liberalism book jacket designBy Christopher Tobias
the world we live in the world we live in Loading… by Arkadiusz Jankowski (via The Planet on Photography Served) photographyserved.com List of Font Creation Software Share on Tumblr Below is a list of software that allows you to create and modify a font. Fontlab Studio is a professional font editor for both Windows and Mac OS. Branding, graphic design, typography and web design I put the call out on Facebook and Twitter recently to see which typographers and calligraphers were inspiring people at the moment. The results were interesting, because very few of them were “typographers” in the true sense of the word, in that, they don’t “arrange typefaces for print”. What they do, is actually use typographic forms in an artistic, or “illustrative” way. In fact, I was interested to see there are very few recognisable typefaces amongst the works of these artists at all, most of them preferring to hand draw their own letterforms from scratch. I want to thank everybody for their suggestions. I’m flattered to say I was among the suggestions, as well as a few people I love and admire, and quite a few I had never heard of, so sit back and enjoy.
Words & Eggs Words & Eggs Photo November 28, 2015 108 notes It's Complicated How To Save A Life - The Fray 7381 plays ❝ Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. The 100 best free fonts This list represents the 100 best free fonts we've found in a variety of styles. We have many other articles covering specialist font types including handwriting fonts, graffiti fonts, web fonts and more, but we have sectioned our main list under these styles: Most of the typeface collections listed here can be used in your projects, but please be sure to check the terms. Now join us as we present you with 100 of the best free fonts, which you can download and use today. Body fonts 01.
DesignCloud The Root by Oana Clitan Collage triptych made for Forage Press about the lyrics of D'Angelo’s song ‘The Root’. See all 3 collages here: oanaclitan.com Inspiring Ethan It's my birthday today!!I have to say 24 was damn good to me, but I have a feeling 25 will be even better! CLOCK A cleaver and elegantly simple clock design.