18th Annual Typography Surf TWO

Continued from our previous page, we're moving along to we see some new talent -- but also some rather revolutionary uses of type and typography . . .
* Typographic Logo Design: Twins
* McDonald's McFlurry: Bob
* Chupa Chups: Lollypops
* Seriously good sauce
* Killed Productions
... and more: August 30, 2012

18th Annual Fall Typography Surf

All year long, I've been saving up typography references for our annual fonts surf. There are now so many typography knock-off and replicator sites it is almost no longer worth the surf. With Pinterest, and any number of other specialized social networking sites with topics, you're almost sure to get an overload of visual stimulation very quickly. So, sit back and take a little time . . . August 30, 2012

Vanesa Merulla : whatever it takes

We discovered Vanesa Merulla, from Norwalk CT, in the DTG Facebook group! She creates some solid design seasoned with logic and soul to create the most evocative solutions! So, we knew she should be in this year's Designing Women special February 28, 2012

Fanatical Mechanical

House Industries celebrates the craft of Photo-Lettering’s past while presenting it in the context of contemporary relevance. David Dodde’s prodigious hand-printed panels and substantial scrims mingle with custom lithographic layers and fascinating alphabetic fixtures by fanatical fabricators Marc Wiegers and Roger VanTill of Greenwood Studios. January 30, 2012

William Morris: Art Nouveau Style

William Morris is probably the most recognized individual in the entire Art Nouveau movement -- but what most people don't know is that he also contributed his style and art vision to type and typography as well. August 5, 2011

DTG December 2010

includes : * My Holiday message: A Special Thanks to YOU * Geek Gifts Guide * Photoshop: Adding Frames and Borders * Photoshop: Floating Clothes with Photoshop * Illustrator: Drawing Art tools * Graphic Design: The Right Logo * Tutorial: Lightroom 3 Editing Essentials * Tutorial: Photoshop CS5 Types and Shapes * Business: The Business of being an Artist * Think Bursts: Unpack your Winnings * Is Your Innovation Lying Dead in the Road? * Mailbag: Tracking Stolen Art * Mailbag: Graphic design car wrap * Mailbag: Signs Of The Times for sale * Cool stuff: Zen Artist for iPad * Apps: 3D Terrain Modeling for iOS * Hardware: Go Clip-it USB * Geek Gifts: Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred * DTP: Imposition Wizard * Make cool 3D Product Shots * Technology: Touchscreens for Macs * Web Design UPdate * And that's a wrap for 2010 December 1, 2010

Typographic Faces

Our typography tour now takes us to the stunning works of designers like Christopher Haines, Cris Wicks, Ben Heine, Nelly Furtado and others who have designed and created Typographic portraits -- contour art -- painting portraits with type, letters, and letterforms ... October 30, 2010

Stock Photos of Typography

Deposit Photo joins our Fonts Fest with a collection of very good stock photos in the typography realm. They have many that are very well done, and lend themselves to entire themes. These are good samples for your enjoyment and inspiration October 29, 2010

Typography that grows

At some point, we have to draw the line between typography and lettering ... and pure artistic endeavors which mimic letters or letter forms. All of these wonderful pieces were selected because they carry the notion of using typography or lettering in a natural "growing" environment and provide a delightful visual treat. September 17, 2010

Font comments from DTG Readers

Each year we ask for readers' comments, discoveries, reflections, inspiration and views on type, fonts and typography. These two shining submissions grabbed our attention and we just had to pass them along to you. (Plus they win prizes for sending their thoughts!) August 31, 2010