“Junk Type: Typography, Lettering, Badges, Logos” is an odd book that’s oddly compelling. True, you might look at it and think that it is of absolutely no interest for you, and you’d be wrong. Pick it up, and I’ll bet you can’t stop paging through its 300 images of what might be called industrial typography.
Lofree is a startup who has designed these awesome portable keyboards, which are a throwback to yesteryear because they’re inspired by mechanical typewriters. The keyboard is available in a series of bright pastel colors, which is a nice break from the standard black/white/silver layout on your phone, tablet or laptop.
Or at least understand it. Or at least understand it. Comic Sans gets a bad rap. It got so bad that in 2010, the font took to the site McSweeney’ s to redeem itself (“I’m the best thing to happen to typography since Johannes f*cking Gutenberg”).
As a web designer, do you take paragraphs for granted? Putting in little to no effort designing them? Using whatever built-in paragraph format your content management system provides? Relying on the defaults of your WYSIWYG web editor?
Source: Paragraph Spacing
Thesaurus is a typeface inspired by the typographic history of the city of Geneva. Thesaurus was designed by Fermín Guerrero. Released by Typotheque. The post Thesaurus, a typeface with one foot in the past & one foot in the present appeared first on 365typo .
Heads up designers, New York-based creative Tim Brown , who is also the Head of Typography for Adobe Typekit and Adobe Type , has just made his book A Pocket Guide to Combining Typefaces available for free on the Adobe Typekit Blog .