All year long, I've been saving up typography references for our annual fonts surf. There are now so many typography knock-off and replicator sites it is almost no longer worth the surf. With Pinterest, and any number of other specialized social networking sites with topics, you're almost sure to get an overload of visual stimulation very quickly. So, sit back and take a little time . . .
* Literary Typography - Alice In Wonderland
* Melting Pot: Start a revolution
* The Genius of Erik Marinovich
* Love For Retro Typography
* The Art of Logo Design
... and more:
Literary Typography - Alice In Wonderland
This is a totally fun series of posters created using classic hand lettering style typography.
Created by Tom Davie of studiotwentysix2 in Cincinnati, OH, USA -- some really killer Print Design, Typography, Graphic Design works
Full story : Tom Davie of studiotwentysix2
Melting Pot: Start a revolution
Advertising Agency: Armando Testa, Italy - Executive Creative Director: Michele Mariani - Art Directors: Laura Sironi -- Illustrator: Laura Sironi
Laura Sironi is from Milano, Italy - FOCUS: Advertising (See all on DigaFromage's photostream)
Full story : laurasironi
The Genius of Erik Marinovich
You really need to go see this artist's folio. . . it's a wonderful colleciton of hand lettering and typography -- fabulous colors, designs and messages.
We told you once about Jessica Hische in last year's "Designing Women" edition -- well, she designed the web site. (Also see "Friends of Type dot com"
Full story : www.erikmarinovich.com
Love For Retro Typography
Typowall --- Love For Retro Typography By Vector Hugo
Hugo has a whole collection of inspiring images at this Flickr stream ... couldn't find much other info available.
Full story : Vector Hugo
The Art of Logo Design
Stephen Heller, Sagi Haviv, Kelli Anderson, Gerard Huerta and others had a hand in this spectacular PBS video on the creation of logos. I know it's not really all typography ... but WOW, it's well worth your time!
Full story : Off Book Documentary Series from PBS
And, thanks for reading