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It’s Really Loud With the Shop Vac On

It’s Saturday. It’s hot in my workshop. Let’s enjoy an upbeat tune with a jaw-droppingly good fan video. Trust me on both counts, this will make your day: Okay, you may ask what this is. It’s kinetic typography (“moving text”) made by Jarrett Heather. The song is “Shop Vac” by Jonathan [...]

Chalk Typography

Wow. This is just. Wow. Take a look at the level of details that Liz Collini went through with her hand-lettered chalk typography, drawn in the style of mechanical blueprints: See more over at typetoken [...]

Old County Map Title Pages

In the 19th century, printers were proud of their craft and made everyday jobs into works of art. Consider county records, such as maps and deeds and such. They were bound into volumes of boring but useful historical data, and the typography printed on the cover was magnificent …at least compared to the computer-generated cover [...]

Spec-chalk-ular Wedding Chalk Art

I’m a sucker for typography and wedding, so how could I resist this custom chalk creation by Dana Tanamachi? Fantastic! Via Inspiration Feed  

Typography Made Out Of Ice

You may remember Stacy mentioning Nicole Dextra’s ice typography series in her May article about a dress made out of yucca plants. (link). Well, now you can take a look for yourself at Nicole’s bold statement-typography made out of solid ice, some letters standing over eight feet tall, spelling out thought provoking words that naturally [...]

Imagine a World Where Comic Sans Is the Only Typeface

They are comic sans supporters. They are legion. They do not forgive. They do not use Helvetica. Word by word, icon by icon, they’re changing typography. Goudy preserve us. Link -via Brian J. Noggle Previously: Comic Sans Gets Dissed The History of Comic Sans

The Best Furniture for Typography Nerds

Love typography? In need of some furnishings for your house that are slightly more advanced than that IKEA armchair you shelled out for in college? Look no further than Tabisso’s typographic lounge furniture. It comes in letters A-Z and numbers 0-9, so you can say whatever you want (provided you have the living space, anyway. [...]

The Late Movies: Kinetic Typography

Kinetic Typography (“moving text”) has been around for at least half a century — movie title sequences often feature some form of moving text, and there are tons of famous examples. The Stars Wars opening crawl is one of the most famous bits of kinetic typography ever. (And if you want to go back a [...]

May the Force of Typography Be With You

There’s no shortage of typography content on the web. And the internet is brewing over with everything Star Wars-related. But until now, there hasn’t been a lot of Star Wars typography material. So the H-57 Creative Station decided to combine the two all-powerful geek passions with a series of posters entitled May the Force of [...]