Tag: lettering

Free Font Friday: Metalista

This week’s free font, Metalista, comes all the way from Prague, Czech Republic. Designed by the independent type house, Suitcase Type Foundry, Matalista “is an expression of undying admiration at the persistency of the metal culture.” So you know, use it as such or try it out on your next sarcastic wedding invitation design. That’s [...]

April 13 / 2012
Author John
Category Typography
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Dana Tanamachi

Let’s check in to see what chalk typographer and Louis Fili Ltd employee Dana Tanamachi, has been up to. Lookey here, her journal shows a few new projects and time-lapse videos that will surely get you reacquainted. Simply incredible work. I love the fact that Oprah is pretending to draw the artwork for her own [...]

March 01 / 2012
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I Saw Sawdust

Sawdust is all about craft. Creative partners Rob Gonzalez and Jonathan Quainton know typography and illustration, they understand form, shape, and space. And, in my mind, they effortlessly combine all of the basic elements of graphic design in completely original ways that can only be described as custom. Like I said, craft.

February 19 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Typography
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Sergey Shapiro

Expressive hand-lettering and calligraphy from Russian-based designer, Sergey Shapiro. Never ceases to amaze me how small the design community really is. How would I have ever stumbled upon this work 10 years ago? Just so happens, one design site leads to another, and there I am reading about how Dan Mall, a Philly-based designer I’ve [...]

February 07 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Typography
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