Times Newer Roman

I wish I had this typeface when I was at university: Times Newer Roman looks like a teacher-approved font, but it actually lets you cheat on your paper, as this typeface runs bigger than the regular Times Roman.

Baker Menu

I don’t own a bakery, but I still want the Bakers Menu Lettering System.

Listen To Your Heart

I can’t wait until Secret Holiday has this banner back in stock. Definitely a message I wish I would have had hanging in my house a few years ago. And now.

Joey Bearbower

Love these creative lettering pieces by Joey Bearbower.

Transform your Handwriting into a Font

Calligraphr helps you transform your handwriting into a font: Fill out the form, get a handwritten font. Easy as that.

(via Chris)

Draw With Type: Weird Type

Zach Lieberman and his wife Molmol Kuo created an iOS app that lets you draw with type, it’s appropriately called Weird Type. Type floating in space makes my heart go pitter patter.

Silence

(via This Isn’t Happiness)

Variable Fonts

In this article over on printmag Dan Rhatigan tell us everything we needed to know about Variable Fonts, which are still in the early days of conception, but that isn’t stopping people from experimenting and pushing the boundaries.

Paper Lettering

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How stunning is this paper lettering by Sabeena Karnik?

Intricate Letters Hand-Cut from Paper

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How incredibly stunning is this hand-cut paper by Annie Vought?

Never Grow Up

Never Grow Up

Love this t-shirt designed by Kyle Scheele. Also available as a print.

Make Your Own Font in Illustrator

Fontself lets you easily make your own font in Illustrator. Something I want to show my 10 year old…

Legible Graffiti

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Mathieu Tremblin paints over Graffiti to make it legible. This made the graphic designer in me chuckle.

(via Chris Glass)

Hand Painted Found Items

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Loving this series of handpainted found items by Dirty Bandit. Long live puns!

Wall Typography

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If you like type and bold colors you’ll love this Instagram account.

(via CreativeMornings)

Prototypo

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Interesting: Prototypo is a parameter-based font generator.

(Thanks Jenny!)

ACUMIN

Acumin

Acumin looks fantastic. Definitely going to use it for a project.

(via Chris)

Fonts In Use

Fonts In Use

Typography nerds, listen up! Fonts In Use is a public archive of typography indexed by typeface, format, and industry. Learn how you can contribute to the archive.

I love this!

(via Mac)

Feelers


Feelers is a slightly unsettling typographic experiment based on the movement of animal appendages.

(via But Does it Float)

No Mug

No Mug

This No Mug made me chuckle.

FiDU Alphabet

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Fidu Alphabet

FiDU by Zieta is an “inflated” metal alphabet. Beautiful.

(via Carly)

Fontstand: iTunes for Fonts

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Netherland based Frontstand was introduced just a few days ago at TYPO Berlin and aims to be the iTunes of Fonts. Fontstand has created a Mac OS X app that allows users to test drive fonts from 20 international type foundries and independent designers for an hour at no charge. Fonts can then be rented for 30-day periods at 10 percent of the purchase price, with no location-based restrictions. This is fantastic!

4D Type

3D Type

Type a word into this browser window and see it extrude into 4D. Hit ‘space’ to pause animation and then scroll to rotate type object. Filed under “I enjoyed playing with this for the last 5 minutes”.

Help Ink

Help Ink by Jessica Hische

Help ink sells t-shirts, cards and prints that do good. The concept is simple: You spend $5, they give $1. The above t-shirt is by no other than Jessica Hische.

(via Chris Glass)