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
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. Read more
London Artist Dean Zeus Coleman (aka Zeus) is known for redefining traditional Graffiti with his three dimensional sculptures, paintings and typography. One of his unusual projects I simply had to share with you, given my fondness for aquariums, is this fabulous three dimensional graffiti fish tank. Read more
To promote Stefan Sagmeister’s “Another Show about Promotion and Advertising Materials” at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the Sagmeister team (Stefan Sagmeister, Jessica Walsh, Michael Friemuth and Philip Hubert) actually shaved their heads… Read more
Condoms, pubic hair, cigarette butts, raw meat, pills, Gummi Bears, beer caps, cactus, four leaf clovers and more are used to comprise complete alphabets in a typography project by Croation designer Vladimir Koncar.
Diary Type is a personal typographic diary that Vladimir started as a experiment in 2007. He collects various objects and from them form the letters of the alphabet. With those letters he writes his thoughts down and they are a symbolic link between the font and the reflections.
Hairvetica– an alphabet designed from actual pubic hair (whose? I do not know):
Cigarette Butt Alphabet:
Raw Meat Alphabet:
Gummi Bear Alphabet:
Beer Cap Alphabet:
Four Leaf Clover Alphabet:
All images used with express permission from Valdimir Koncar.
To see his alphabets made of soil, paper clips, daffodils, beans, teabags and toothpicks, check out his site.