A poster designed by the amazing Jessica Hische, available for purchase here, and for a good cause.
Job Wouters keeps the dying art of hand-drawn art alive. Interesting post over on FastCo.
Doggy is a rather difficult to read (but highly amusing) font-family rendering words as dogs through the OpenType ligature feature. Depending on the length of a word the dog respectively gets longer or shorter. One letter words result in a sitting dog.
Elegantissima is the first monograph on Louise Fili‘s work and covers the breadth of her nearly forty-year design career. Featuring case studies showing sketches, references, inspiration, and design process, it’s a must-have for graphic design students and professionals, as well as anyone interested in advertising, food, restaurants, Italy, and books.
It’s a beauty of a book!
A quite magical collection of over 4,000 photographs of vintage typographic Viennese storefronts by Herbe Marker. Beautiful.
(Thank you Anina Rehm)
This hand-pulled screenprint by Kyle & Courtney Harmon *must* go up at Studiomates. Conan O’Brien is a wise man.
Sometimes you feel like you should be doing more. Other times you feel like the right thing to do is less. This letterpress print, by Jason Polan, helps once you decide which one to strive for.
Aura Seltzer pointed me her newly launched typographic dating game called TypeConnection that helps you how to pair typefaces.
Sentimental Journey is a typographic postcard project by poet Kate Camp, graphic artist Sarah Maxey and typeface designer Kris Sowersby. It’s a limited edition of 500. Printed by Freestyle Total Print in Wellington, New Zealand, 2011, on 300gsm Munken Pure.
Something I always suspected, now confirmed by Marc Johns: Asterisks are more dangerous than commas.