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We are heading to the last weeks of 2012 and nothing better than getting ready for the new year with a Photoshop tutorial playing with the number 2013. The inspiration for this image was, of course, from one of the trends of 2012: chalkboard typography with ornaments. So in this tutorial we will try to create a stylish ornament typography and then apply a chalkboard effect using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and some vector ornaments. The whole process is simple but time consuming, so I would
In this particular series, Ruslan Khasanov works on typography using blurred lights, also known as ‘bokeh’ in the photography world. Ruslan Khasanov titles this serried ‘Lumen’ type, extraordinarily picking out brilliant illuminated letters being exquisitely formed from blurred lights spots, the effect you get when you direct the lense toward a light source out of focus. Stunning. While Ruslan Khasanov is a jack of all trades with exquisite discipline in not in typography
The Type Directors Club in New York City has been holding an annual competition for the best in typography (that is, the use of type in graphic design) since the 1950s. In 1997, James Montalbano and Paul Shaw founded TDC2, a second competition that dealt specifically with the design of typefaces. Together, they chaired the [...]
This typography series took a long time to make, a year if you can believe that, and was made for a lifestyle web magazine which tried to explain how the traditional culture tells us about weather change and what happened during that change. It is a typography project in which the designer put a lot [...]
Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to images everything is full of great design and typography inspiration. Users can submit their typography designs. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Submit your Typography work From now on you can submit y
If you are familiar with using bitmap image formats (like PNG and GIF) to display icons on a website, then you would also be familiar with its shortcomings. First of all, depending on the dimension and how many color information that the icon has, an icon file size could be ... Continue reading »
The headline is the most important part of a message because it’s purpose is to attract the user in a split of a second. A good headline will only give out the necessary information to lure the audience, so besides the carefully picked words, typography is the next most important factor. The style must be [...]
These are some examples of awesome chalkboard types done by some really talented artists, because it's clear that being made in a chalkboard by itself won't make any type beautiful, but it depends on the hand behind it... people with an eye for beautiful handmade typography. Don't forget to visit their portfolios for more of these! They'll appreciate it. Cheers. ;)
For many artists and web designers, typography is one of their favorite parts of design. Creating a well-designed typography work is not an easy task and takes time and patience. Simply by changing the font’s color, line-height, style, and size, you can call attention to certain parts of your content, and de-emphasize others. Choosing the [...]
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Just like some people are addicted to smoking, some graphic designers are addicted to smoke effects in their designs, be it photos or typography. These effects do make the text look surreal and mysterious, appealing to the dark and sensuous side of human mind. It is one of those effects which look equally cool [...]
If you are a frequent visitor on this site, there’s a big possibility that you are a fan of typography too, whether it is for web or for print. In the articles posted here, I’m showing my appreciation for those who are able to create beautiful typography on a website or on various print materials [...]