FontFont recently launched a beautiful new typeface called FF Mark. The new Germanetric sans is a collaboration between Hannes von Döhren, Christoph Koeberlin, and the FontFont Type Department, with creative support from the mighty Erik Spiekermann.
There’s nothing better than brands you love teaming up and turning up everyone’s dial of awesome to 11. In this case: House Industries + Uniqlo.
Currently drooling over this giant face-lit Lucky sign. A beauty, no?
$2,500 and it’s yours, made to order.
“Don’t have a favorite font. Do have a favorite type designer.”
- Jessica Hische
Excellent read: Upping Your Type Game, by Jessica Hische
I saw this minimal letterpress print by Ladyfiners Letterpress at the National Stationery Show. Must get one for the studio.
Who’s with me that these designs by Zachary Smith would make fab Tattly temporary tattoos?
In a sea of possibility it can be hard to choose. Just remember, there’s no wrong answer: You Can Get with This, Or You Can Get with That.
Paper Jam Press posters are hand-pulled through a Vandercook letterpress, set with turn-of-the-century gothic wood type. Each poster comes out just a little bit different, and Arianna Orland likes it that way. We do too.
(You can also get some of her posters as Tattly)
These beautifully wireframed letters have been created by Dan Hoopert. Would love nothing more than to cover my living room walls with these.
This site is an archival record of a first edition NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual designed by Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda of Unimark International. Fascinating fact: The manual was found in a locker beneath old gym clothes. But thanks to Niko Skourtis, Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth we can now all enjoy it online.
Kerntype is a online game showing you the importance of proper letter spacing. Your mission is simple: achieve pleasant and readable text by distributing the space between letters. Typographers call this activity kerning. Your solution will be compared to a typographer’s solution, and you will be given a score depending on how close you nailed it.