Handmade Type is a typographic experiment by designer Tien-Min Liao wherein shapes painted on her hands are transformed by gestures to create letterforms. However she gave herself a unique constraint: the painted figures on her hands for each individual letter had to be utilized for all variations of the letter, both upper and lowercase and sometimes even italic and handwritten.
Art Director and Graphic Designer Vahram Muratyan compares Paris to New York with a series of beautifully designed graphic art posters. Playfully pitting the two metropolitan cities against one another visually – fashion, film, food, transportation, drink, art, sports, venues and cultural icons are placed side by side or top to bottom in a minimalist style of illustration accented with retro-style typography.
Building on its reputation for always being ahead of the curve, Warner Bros. Pictures Canada created of a unique outdoor installation merging science and advertising that is guaranteed to leave movie lovers, science buffs and art enthusiasts in ‘awe’ or ‘eww’.
In support of Academy Award ® winner Steven Soderbergh’s latest film “Contagion” — in theatres September 9th, Warner Bros. Pictures Canada teamed up with microbiologists and immunologists from around the world to create a one-of-a-kind bacteria message board located at 409 Queen Street West in an abandoned store-front window. On August 28th, two large Petri dishes were inoculated with live bacteria including penicillin, mold and pigmented bacteria and almost overnight have revealed the true Contagion — an artistic interpretation of the spread of a virus as depicted in the film.
The public was invited to witness first-hand the remarkable growing power of natural bacteria on Wednesday August 31st from 11:00 AM — 2:00 PM. The first 50 people who arrived received passes to see “Contagion” in theatres and other themed prizes.
Every good logo has to be memorable, carry the right message and, of course, catch viewers attention. Add a little puzzle to your logotype, and you will have a killer logo.
Barnbrook studio has created six short films for the release of a series of typefaces from Monotype Imaging’s Linotype range…
Linotype faces Klint, Malabar, Elegy, Francker, Potpourri and ITC Handel Gothic each has an accompanying minute-long animation conveying their charateristics, variants and weights.
“Typography is often thought of a technical subject,” writes Barnbrook on his website. “However its close proximity to language means that it’s very closely tied to human emotion and expression. These films were a way of both showing the font and hinting at the atmosphere or unique voice that you can create with a typeface.”
Typographers House Industries have a huge following. Lost creator J.J. Abrams says, “They’re artists; their work is extraordinary.” Even Van Halen front man David Lee Roth is a fan, proclaiming on his talk show that House “makes all the best typefaces.”
Can you really compare experimental 3D typography – like lettering made of live moss or letter kites that fly messages in the sky – to the work of Gutenberg? If you ask Jeanette Abbink, Emily CM Anderson and the over 100 international designers, typographers and artists featured in 3D Typography, the answer is a resounding yes.
TypoFlat is a personal & experimental project of designer Branislav S. Cirkovic. It is a “free flow of creation where no clients or money are involved, just a pure passion for creation and form experimentation”. Check it out on the Behance network.