In ye olden days… You’d be amazed how typography for the web has come a long way over the past 15 years. The internet browsers have supported web fonts since 1997, but only if you had the specified font installed in your system. The default typefaces on offer you could count on one hand; Arial, Verdana for sans-serif or Times and Georgia […]
Typography in logo design is a fine art and when you combine this with creating lettering out of foodstuff – the results can be quite stunning. The practise of creating food lettering is a popular approach in the design industry and can make your designs eye-catching and more shareable to your audience! All you need is: a room […]
Have you ever noticed how you choose which branded products to put in your shopping basket?
I just bought the new album from Daft Punk, “Random Access Memories” and it sounds great. The album artwork shows the hand-lettered title and immediately it reminded me of the lettering from that famous film from the eighties?
I am always on the look out for well-written and beautifully designed children’s books. Some of my happiest moments after becoming a mother are the ones spent reading books to my 21-month-old son.
The track is by the Husbands – titled “Dream” and it was shot using typographic cutout lightboxes.
Have you ever noticed more and more animated video logos as part of a new brand launch or rebrand?
I came across this quirky, memorable branding for a low-cost South-African airline called Kulula that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
This is a must-have for your office wall if you’re a designer! And I’m going to have to get one for our office..
Relevant to graphic design and advertising, here are some of my favourite ads seen recently that use wit and great design behind them: