16 Sep
Only 80 pieces of the exclusive typographic furniture to be made

Herman Miller Japan teams up with House Industries to create a highly exclusive edition of classic Eames wire-base tables (also known as LTR or Low Table Rod) featuring fonts lifted from the House Industries’ 2010 Eames Century Modern font collection. Each tabletop is hand-printed in House’s Grand Rapids, Michigan factory, returned to Herman Miller for […]

28 Jan
A couple words with the girl behind the gargantuan "700 wall"

A few weeks ago we covered an incredible accomplishment by well respected German graffiti artist Mad C. Her 700 Wall is not only her biggest graffiti project yet, but it’s also one of the largest pieces found in the world. It took her a year to complete, from planning to execution, entirely on her own. […]

17 Nov
Giambattista Bodoni's influential font work

The Manual of Typography, from TASCHEN, follows the birth of a typeface that has greatly influenced the world of print and design — which sure may be a little geeky, but we kind of geek out on fonts. A recreation of Giambattista Bodoni’s Manuale Tipografico, originally printed in 1818, the manual follows the development of […]

9 Nov
Typeface tshirt collection by Kawamura and Yonenaga

A beautiful fusion of fashion and typography, this 2010 collection of  shirts are designed after five famous typecases: helvetica, caslon, baskerville, courier and cooper black. Japanese designers Masahi Kawamura and Itaru Yonenaga aimed to combine the form of the font with the form of the human body. “I aimed to capture the character of each […]

13 May
The perfect book for the typography nerd in all of us

I can’t really explain it, but I have a deep love for good typography. Maybe it comes from years in the magazine publishing world, time spent as a graphic designer, or just an adoration of letters and numbers presented in a visually engaging way. It’s an art, and one that makes all the difference in […]

It’s Monday, the weather sucks, and the idea of fonts as humans amuses me. Not spectacular, but the Wingdings guy saves it for me. Uber-Nerd humor at its worst… Thanks to College Humor

18 May
Skin Fonts For The Creative Set

I can’t help but wonder about the whole creative process here. Is Thijs Verbeek the guy behind the Jame Gumb fanclub? How much lotion does it take to get one’s skin soft and pliable enough to make alphabet skin letters? This is totally creepy in a sociopathic way, but there’s something about it that I […]