20 Great Depictions of Love in Art, Literally.

We’ve already shared with you The Evolution of the Kiss in Art through 24 works for a past Valentine’s Day. Now we bring you a more literal interpretation of romance – the various ways 20 different artists have portrayed the word “Love” through paintings, drawings, lithography, sculpture and mixed media since the first and best known by Robert Indiana in 1966. Read more

3D Printed Textscapes by Artist Hongtao Zhou

Textscapes by Hongtao Zhou

It was the Chinese who first invented the reproduction of text using woodblocks during the Tang Dynasty. Today Chinese Artist Hongtao Zhou brings the concept of printing text into the present by using 3D printing to generate letter-sized artworks that visually represent the subject matter of the text itself in his Textscapes. Read more

Vintage Items Made Irreverent With Typography

Canadian artist Marie-Claude Marquis (aka MC Marquis) as adds irreverence to vintage china tableware and embroidered tapestries and they are a hoot. She finds old needlepoint and dinnerware upon which she prints intricate typography referencing explicit swear words, Québécois slang, and hilarious pop references. Read more

The 24 Coolest Movie Posters Belong To 23 Great Films

Company Folders is a printing service in Michigan who has a blog that, in their own words, “aims to educate, inspire, and enable you to create truly exceptional marketing collateral.” In one of their recent posts, they’ve rounded up what they feel are the 24 Coolest Famous Movie Posters of All Time and they are pretty darn spot on with their picks. Read more

Wild Typographic Illusions Drawn By Hand

Artist RYLSEE, whose real name is Cyril Vouilloz, works with all sorts of expressions of letters and the written word. The bulk of his art, design, murals, posters and t-shirts predominantly feature his own typography. Read more

A Turkish Electrical Engineer Creates 3D Lettering With Pens and Pencil.

3D lettering

Tolga Girgin was born in Simav, Kütahya, Turkey in 1981 and now lives in Eskişehir, Turkey.  An Electrical and Electronics Engineer in Eskişehir, he is also a Graphic Designer, Calligrapher and Typographer. Read more

MTV Emography Allows You To Text Your Facebook Friends in 8 Image Based Fonts

MTV emography project

The MTV Emography Mobile Project created by FCB Zurich is a Facebook app and microsite that allow you to express yourself with emotion lacking in ordinary text, by using one of their eight designed image based fonts. Read more

Designing A Typeface Made of Real Plants For A Vegetable Margarine.

designing a font made of plants

The relaunch of the Deli Reform brand focuses on the high quality of their vegetable margarine, its natural ingredients and its positive effect on a healthy diet. The Deli Font typeface, specially designed by Dusseldorf agency coincidentally named “Butter”, for a headline-based ad campaign, demonstrates purity and simplicity by using typography based on real plants. Every single letter was made from a photograph of real plants. Read more