Posts Tagged ‘typography’

Gifts for Graphic Designers

Here’s a roundup of unique gifts you can give to the creative in your life (or if that’s you, you can add these to your wish list!): What graphic designer wouldn’t love these 3D Printed cookie cutters shaped as your favourite font? Because why would you get white socks when you can get Rouge red [...]

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Sign Painters

With technological advances, hand-painted signs have almost become a long lost art. Directors Faythe Levine & Sam Macon explore the fascinating hidden art form and the history behind it in their documentary “Sign Painters”. You can buy the movie on iTunes and view the official trailer above.

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The History of Type

An informative stop motion video about the history of type done in five minutes!

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A Glimpse into the Minds of Designers

  Prolific design writer Steven Heller collaborated with Lita Talarico, co-chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA Design Program, to produce “Typography Sketchbooks”. The stunning book is a revealing look into the minds and creative processes of designers and typographers. The book showcases a collection of private sketchbooks of over 100 hand selected designers. Some of [...]

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Off Book: Type is Universal

Here is a great short documentary about typography as part of a short online series called Off Book from PBS Arts. Also check out PBS Arts for more videos in this series, which focuses on the culture and creative process behind different forms of art.

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