A Museum Of Letters in Berlin

Christine Utterberg Reader Find

By Christine Utterberg in Cool Travel on Friday 12 August 2011

The Buchstabenmuseum is definitely one of the more interesting museums I’ve been to in Berlin. It’s a small museum dedicated to the preservation of typefaces that are used in signage.

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Brilliant kinetic typography movie set to Sia’s Academia

Jesper Friis Reader Find

By Jesper Friis in New Design on Friday 12 August 2011

Steven Bussey’s take on Sia’s Academia is an interesting and mesmerizing take on kinetic typography, and the perfect soundtrack for any rainy Summer day.

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PBS’s Off Book series takes on typography

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By Heath Fradkoff in Video on Tuesday 9 August 2011

The latest in the Off Book series from PBS, this video explores the diversity of typographic expression in everything from poster design to infographics. Off Book: Type features conversations with graphic designer Paula Scher, font designers Tobias Frere-Jones and Jonathan Hoefler, the experimental designer Eddie Opara, and cutting-edge info-graphic creators, Deroy Peraza and Julia Vakser.

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Poster made from oil from the Gulf of Mexico disaster

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By Inch-time in New Design on Friday 1 July 2011

Anthony Burrill is one of my favourite graphic designers. His work combines a love of typography and cross-platform collaboration. He recently worked with Happiness Brussells to create a limited edition poster for charity using oil from the Gulf of Mexico disaster.

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Incredible artwork by ESPO

Outasight Reader Find

By Outasight in New Art on Thursday 23 June 2011

I have been a fan of ESPO, aka Steve Powers, for a while now. There’s something about the mix of street art, typography, and kind of Emo messages that gets me every time. Haha. I actually named my mixtape, Never Say Never, after being inspired by this piece. At the time, it was just was fitting to what was going on around me.

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Amongst Type typography film by James Cooper

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By James Cooper in New Design on Wednesday 2 March 2011

In Baile Átha Cliath, we live amongst typography. It influences and informs our every day lives in Dublin, Ireland. This typography-led mini-film was directed and shot in and around central Dublin on February 25.

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Numskull’s Weird Machine prints, paintings, installations

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Design on Thursday 2 December 2010

Sydney artist Numskull recently unveiled his latest series of prints, paintings and installations titled The Weird Machine at Sydney’s Lo-Fi Collective Gallery. I love the bold typography, icon and stencil juxtapositions.

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Guimarães Jazz posters

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By Anastasia Gerali in New Illustration on Friday 19 November 2010

Gorgeous hand rendered type and illustrations by Atelier Martino and Jaña from Portugal for the 2010 Guimarães Jazz posters.

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Federico Mancosu’s minimalist music video posters

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By Nini Baseema in New Design on Monday 30 August 2010

Graphic design posters to music videos instead of movies, events or books? That seems new. Italian designer Federico Mancosu has created a cool set of posters for tracks by such artists as Depeche Mode, Beck, The Chemical Brothers and Jamiroquai.

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Brilliant typography of Scott Albrecht

Clare Hillier Reader Find

By Clare Hillier in New Design on Wednesday 25 August 2010

Brooklyn-based Scott Albrecht is a typographic fine art genius. From drawings and painting to woodwork, fonts and co-founding Process, it seems like there’s nothing Albrecht can’t do. On the eve of his solo exhibition, SOMETHING MISTAKEN FOR NOTHING, I caught up with Albrecht and found that he is as colourful and witty as his work.

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Yulia Brodskaya’s amazing paper art

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 August 2010

This series by Russian-based Yulia Brodskaya combines intricate paper art with brilliantly conceptual typography in a colourful flourish of artistic elegance.

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The Marbling Typeface

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Friday 20 August 2010

This beautiful Marbling Typeface was created by Tiana Vasiljev after a visit to a museum in South Vietnam: ‘each character was created, shaped and photographed individually to create these abstract fonts. The project involved creating and capturing the organic forms that come naturally with the marbling process. All 26 letters of the alphabet were created in upper-case letters’.

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Write a message in flowers

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Wednesday 18 August 2010

Ok, so faced with the option of scrawling anything in beautiful flower type on the blank canvas that the Flower Power website presents, we went for something simple. Creative, huh? No. But this website sure is. Imagination required.

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Faile Temple

Greta Hoffman Reader Find

By Greta Hoffman in Cool Travel on Monday 9 August 2010

Disguised in the streets of Lisbon as just another old relic lies the latest work from Faile, the Brooklyn based street art collective. The newly constructed Faile Temple transforms modern typography, stencils and print into mosaics, carvings, and ruin in one of the largest modern art projects ever to take place in Portugal. Bringing together […]

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Music Philosophy

Lamia Larkin Reader Find

By Lamia Larkin in Cool Websites on Tuesday 3 August 2010

Music Philosophy describes itself as ‘a weekly graphic-typographic interpretation of philosophical song quotes’. I like to describe it as the coolest way to enjoy songs weekly without having to listen to them.

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