Cheez Whiz Graffitti and Other Perishable Logos By Dorota Pankowska

pro bono promo by Dorota Pankowska

Brand logotypes are publicly executed on the streets and surfaces of downtown Brampton by artist Dorota (Dori) Pankowska using the actual product to create the art. From shaving cream to chocolate hazelnut spread, recognizable product names become a sort of graffiti whose time is limited. Read more

The Helvetica Hotel, From Soap To Signage – And A Little History.

The Helvetica Hotel

For an independent study, Jung Hwan (Albert) Son, a senior communication design student at Parsons the New School for Design, decided to create and brand a hip and trendy hotel – inspired by the Helvetica font. Below are the elements he designed for his concept of the Helvetica Hotel. Read more

A Hole In G. Ollie Willis Designs A Typographic Golf Course.

Leicester born London based Designer Ollie Willis challenges the precision, patience and frustration common in the game of golf with a mini golf course in the shape of the letters of the alphabet. By creating a typeface that uses the curves, 45º and 90º angles that are present in mini golf courses, the letters can be made into interactive structures pairing the processes of golf and design to become a 26 hole course. Read more

Lampersand. An Ampersand Lamp Keeps Type Lovers Illuminated.

Ampersand lamp

The new Ampersand Lamp (or Lampersand) from Goodwin and Goodwin will illuminate any type lover’s life. Made in England, it’s white powder-coated metal with a red cord and makes a perfect bedside or table lamp for the font-friendly. Read more

Typographic Chess Set by Hat Trick Design Is Letter Perfect.

Typographic Chess Set

The ultimate gift for the font-loving chess player, Hat-trick design’s Jim Sutherland has created a typographic chess set based on the character forms from the Hoefler & Frere-Jones typeface Champion Gothic. Read more

House Industries Designs Hand-Printed Eames Tables For Herman Miller Asia-Pacific

Hand-Printed Eames Tables For Herman Miller

The very hip type foundry House Industries has teamed up with Herman Miller to produce a limited edition series of 80 Eames wire-base tables. Read more

A Product With Character: Old Sign Letters Are Given New Lights & A New Life.

Character of Finland is a company that rescues old typographic signage from demolition, chooses the most stylish letters and turns them into individual design objects that they offer for sale. After replacing the old neon tubes with LEDs, they add a transformer, install a power cord and give them a new life cycle that you can purchase for yourself.

Some examples of their products:


Numbers, letters and glyphs are amongst their offerings you can buy here

Character Oy
Tel . + 358 9 682 2002
Vuorimiehenkatu 16
00140 Helsinki
Finland