Mar 27, 2015  •  In Art/Design, Fonts, Funny

What Do You Get When You Combine the Two Most Hated Typefaces?

Comic Sans and Papyrus are probably the most hated typefaces among designers — heck, probably anyone with a discerning eye. So when Ben Harmon cross-bred the two… Oh, the humanity! Would another font hybrid induce such horror? …But it’s kinda funny at the same time too, isn’t it? 😉 For those who are wondering, no this is not a […]

Mar 15, 2015  •  In Art/Design, Fonts, Geek, Web

CSS Sans: A Typeface Made Purely of CSS

Yusuke Sugomori, who describes himself as a “creative technologist,” has created a project called CSS Sans — a font collection that is created purely from CSS. A cool feature of the webpage is that as you mouse over a particular CSS class, the portion of the font for which it is responsible gets highlighted: Are there […]

Feb 16, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Fonts, Geek, Infographics

Typography: Bold & Justified [Infographic]

This is hands-down the best infographic on typography I have ever seen. It’s too good and informative not to share. Enjoy! (Click to view large.) Via COLOURlovers. You may also like: CSS Sans: A Typeface Made Purely of CSS A Visual Timeline of the Future (As Per Famous Novels) The Psychology of Color [Infographic] Word […]

Jan 17, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Books, Fonts, Geek

Word as Image

I am loving the Word as Image project and the accompanying book. Started 20 years ago as an assignment in typography class in art school, Ji Lee creates images out of words by contorting the letters that form the word itself. Anyone can create a word as image. It doesn’t require any design or drawing skills. […]

May 13, 2011  •  In Fonts, Funny

If Fonts Were Dogs

I know that I do my fair share of Comic Sans bashing on this blog, and I can’t help but feel a bit sorry for the ubiquitous typeface from time to time. But when I saw this in my Google Reader this morning, I almost spit out my drink and knew that I had to share […]

Nov 27, 2010  •  In Art/Design, Fonts, Information

A Typographic Anatomy Lesson

I am loving this Typographic Anatomy Lesson Plan by Ligature, Loop, and Stem. Unfortunately, the limited-edition letterpress print is sold out, but after taking a look at the company’s Ampersand print as well, I immediately joined their mailing list to be updated on all their future endeavors. Via The Daily What. You may also like: What […]

Jul 31, 2010  •  In Fonts, Geek, Infographics

The Periodic Table of Typefaces

Click on the image above for the full, 3150×2100 version. Here are some details: Prints can be purchased available at Squidspot, with different variations (including a colored version) available. Via Behance. You may also like: Typography: Bold & Justified [Infographic] The World of Star Wars: A Timeline Visualization CSS Sans: A Typeface Made Purely of […]