Okay, so we found these and really liked them (out of hundreds we checked out) -- enjoy the continuing surf for cool type & fonts stuff . . .
* Inconspicuous vertical metrics
* Hey, You've Got Some Font on Your Face
* Bunch & Repeat : Fonts & Fashions
* 10 Common Typography Mistakes
... and more:
Hey, You've Got Some Font on Your Face
What would Helvetica look like if it were a person? Maybe like one of the models on this Spanish design studio's posters.
For you typophiles out there, Spanish design company Atipo created this series of posters as an homage to four typefaces: Helvetica Bold, Carousel Medium, Caslon Italic, and Clarendon Bold.
Full story : Atipo - via theatlantic.com
See The Cover Shot
Inconspicuous vertical metrics
There are generally taken to be five vertical measures of note in type design (from bottom to top): descender, baseline, midline*, caps-height, and ascender.
Started in 2007 by Alec Julien
Full story : I Love Typography by Alec Julien
See another image from the series
Bunch & Repeat : Fonts & Fashions
From the page of "Bunch & Repeat" ... this report is from Amanda LaMela & Nicolas Sera-Leyva! Amanda writes . . .
And as quickly as we learned to say it loudly in Helvetica, Plastique Shop creates more shiny irony for us to wear during these weekend escapades.
Full story : districtl.com
See Modeling typography stockings
10 Common Typography Mistakes
The goal of this post is to help designers and clients understand the importance of good type skills, while avoiding some of the common mistakes. Please keep in mind that most of these mistakes are subjective and can be changed varying on the project, goals or circumstances.
Below is a list of 10 common mistakes used in type design/layout that can make a large impact in the effectiveness and appearance of your designs, in addition to saving you time and money when dealing with printers.
Full story : www.thedesigncubicle.com
See Looking a little ragged
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