Category Archives: Font Fun

Embroidered Typography

This post on the recently redesigned Design Observer website is fascinating. I love this not only because of the creative use of typography but because I secretly love embroidery and poetry and linens of all sorts and the work shown … Continue reading

Posted in Font Fun, Stuff I like | Leave a comment

Day in the Life

Over on one of my favorite design blogs, Design*Sponge, there is a “Day in the Life” piece on one of my favorite artists/letterers, Dana Tanamachi who will have a book (!) out soon on DIY type which I can’t wait … Continue reading

Posted in Font Fun, Stuff I like | Leave a comment

Cool Type!

For Free! One of the best parts of being a teacher is when I get to learn something new from a student. Last night during my graphic design class at Noble Desktop I saw one of my students looking at … Continue reading

Posted in Font Fun | Leave a comment

Invitation heaven

Just as I was talking to my class about information hierarchy and we were designing invitations I got this in my email. Perfect! I love how, not only are the designs inspiring and lovely to look at, I can see … Continue reading

Posted in Font Fun, Inspiration for class, Stuff I like | Leave a comment

Times New Roman

Curious about Times New Roman? Really? This is a nice short film about one of the most popular typefaces in the world. After watching this little film on the typeface I was moved to find out more and found it … Continue reading

Posted in Font Fun, Thoughts and Ideas | Leave a comment

This is very beautiful

Going through Mirko Borsche’s portfolio online was a super treat but this type stopped me dead in my tracks.  

Posted in Font Fun, Inspiration for class, Stuff I like | Leave a comment

Nitro & Turbo

Two new typefaces from H&Co! Nitro and Turbo are currently rocking my world. When I was a kid my dad subscribed to Road&Track magazine. I always loved looking at the covers and that ampersand just killed me. But looking at … Continue reading

Posted in Font Fun, Stuff I like | Leave a comment