Handcrafted Eco-Friendly Font Puzzles For Typophiles Hand Made in Italy.

font puzzles

Fan of fonts? These beautifully designed and crafted painted plywood puzzles from Looodus are laser cut and hand-finished in the hills of Trivero in Piemonte, approximately two hour’s drive from Milan, Italy. (more…)

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House Industries and Hugo Guinness Goodies From Chronicle Books.

Chronicle Books has just released two terrific collections for lovers of typography and contemporary art. Affordable, functional notecards, notebooks, postcards and journals. (more…)

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Pentagram’s Custom Signs Make Picking Up Dog Poop A Religious Experience.

pentagram dog signs for the church of st. john the divine

Michael Bierut and designer Jesse Reed of Pentagram have created a series of heavenly signs for New York’s well known Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine that gently remind visitors to curb and leash thy dogs on Sunday, Oct. 6 (today) for its annual St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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