A-D Type Foundry

March 25, 2010

A-D Foundry is a small independent type foundry established by Daniel Westwood (of Family) in early 2010…



March 11, 2010

Books Alphabet by Hanna Nilsson and Sofia Østerhus. Visit their studio here….



March 11, 2010

Helvetica was developed by Max Miedinger with Edüard Hoffmann in 1957 for the Haas Type Foundry in Münchenstein, Switzerland. Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007) as part…

Kim Yu-Na

February 26, 2010

19 year old Korean figure skater Kim Yu-Na wins Gold at 2010 Vancouver Olympics. A great commercial for Nike’s “Just Do It” advertising campaign and here’s another short clip of the ad in the making……


End Grain

February 13, 2010

End Grain is a website dedicated to letterpress type and has a wonderful collection of wood type as well. Good examples and good tips for anyone learning about about letterpress….



February 2, 2010

Otto is Non-Formats very first commercially available font and is released exclusively at HypeForType….


Peter Borg

January 29, 2010

The Mew typeface designed by Peter Borg – Angular and geometric, Mew is a display typeface inspired by pearlescent and pastel colours. Each letter is made of gradated strips which create the shapes that make up the letterforms….


300&65 Ampersands

January 28, 2010

Here’s some lovely stuff – an Ampersand a day. Click on each one and it will tell you which font or family it is….


Pomme Chan

January 26, 2010

Born and educated in Bangkok, Pomme relocated to London 7 years ago. She’s now working as a freelance illustrator and image typographer. She has a brilliant portfolio, do find time to check it out!…


Toko Design

January 25, 2010

Toko is Eva Dijikstra and Michael Lugmayr, two graphic designers who are currently working in Sydney, but hail from Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Tokos work is very European, with a strong emphasis on typography that comes across in their predominantly print based work. Also check out their Toko design blog….


If You Could

January 25, 2010

Collaboration piece from Sean Freeman, Alison Carmichael and Craig Ward for the ‘If You Could’ exhibition recently showcased in London….


Typo/Graphic Posters

January 14, 2010

typo/graphic posters is a directory of typographic and graphic posters. A passionate project focused on the graphic design community. The minimal website is intuitive and has a back catalogue of images + designers and design agency profiles, personally I love using it and it’s a great place to showcase typographic…

karl gerstner


January 14, 2010

insect54 aka Jonathan Turner has the best collection of design book images on flickr. I have been a follower for a few years now and if you are a graphic design student or if you are already a practising designer, it’s a great resource for inspiration. And yes it’s all…

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Type Trumps 2

January 13, 2010

After the hugely successful Type Trumps comes the much awaited sequel — Type Trumps 2 — 30 new designs showing different typefaces being assigned numerical values. Available directly from Face37….


Type Trumps

January 13, 2010

Designed by Rick Banks / Face37. Type Trumps, a play on Top Trumps, is a game in which different typefaces are attributed numerical values. These figures are then used to enable cards to be won or lost using some of the tried and tested Top Trump rules. The Type Trumps…

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