You Need to Hear This Table


Sure iPods are great, but they’ve always had one flaw, you can’t rest your pint on one. As part of their new urban headphones campaign, ‘You Need To Hear This,” Philips unveiled tables you need to hear. Pub goers across London got a chance to listen to trending music curated specifically for the neighbourhood they were in just by plugging their headphones into bespoke tables.

Each table featured hand illustrated typography and iconography inspired by its neighbourhood – all prompting people to plug their headphones directly into the table (Philips headphones were provided by the bar). The surfaces were entirely handmade using three types of wood: American oak, fumed oak and maple and each used a range of techniques including marquetry, laser etching, wood burning and hand distressing.

Client: Philips
Agency: Ogilvy & Mather London
Brixton Table Illustrator: Ged Palmer
Hackney Table Typographer / Illustrator: Alison Carmichael / Steve Bonner
Shoreditch Table Illustrator: Mateusz Witczak
Production Company: Physical Pixels
Writer: Chris Joakim
Art Director: Mike Donaghey
Planner: Mattijs Devroedt
Project Managers: Louisa Lewis, Sasha Dunn
Account Leads: Olivia Rzepczynski, AJ Coyne
Creative Directors: Gerry Human, Ivan Pols

Para los amantes de las tipografías > lo pedís, lo tenés :D


10 free grunge fonts

Take advantage of this compilation of free grunge fonts that you can put to use in your cool designs.

    Grunge fonts are becoming increasingly popular. Instead of shiny, crisp typefaces, many artists and designers are seeking to use an urban, dirty, street style in their designs. With this in mind, we’ve scoured the web to find you 10 top, free grunge fonts available to download now.
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      01. Everyday Ghost

      Everyday Ghost by Andrew Hart

      Everyday Ghost is one of 63 fonts created by typeface designer Andrew Hart. The design, which features smudges and blotchy effects, adds an interesting twist to an otherwise generic serif font. Free for personal use only.

      FORMAT: TTF

      02. Fail

      Fail by Douglas Vitkausk

      This cool typeface does anything but what its name suggests, having been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times since its release. This is one of 129 fonts designed by Douglas Vitkausk, whose work has amassed over 12 million downloads! Free for personal use only.

      FORMAT: TTF

      03. Laundromat 1967

      Laundromat 1967 by Last Soundtrack

      This cool Laundromat 1967 typeface would make a great newspaper-type ransom note design. Developed by designer Gyom Séguin aka Last Soundtrack, this is one of 46 fonts he’s crafted. The full set of this particular type features uppercase letters and numbers. Free for personal use only.

      FORMAT: TTF

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      45 Creative Uses of Typography in Web Design | via 1stwebdesigner.com


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      Typography is an important and crucial part of any web design. For this reason, almost every designer pays lots of attention to the use of typography. In this round-up, we are showcasing some excellent examples of typography in web design.

      The latest trend in web typography is to employ bigger fonts that grab the attention of the viewers. Applying big typographic elements helps visitors in paying attention to the main element of the design.

      Now, we shall take a look at some great examples of websites that demonstrate effective use of typography in their design. Enjoy!

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      1. Moresoda

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      2. Bear Grylls Live

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      3. Ryan Keiser

      30 Beautiful Examples Of Typography Design


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      Typography is the art and technique of arranging type in order to make language visible. The arrangement of type involves the selection of typefaces,point sizeline length, leading (line spacing), adjusting the spaces between groups of letters (tracking) and adjusting the space between pairs of letters.

      Type design is a closely related craft, which some consider distinct and others a part of typography, And StuffKit presents 30 Beautiful Examples Of Typography Design which is created in adobe photoshop, used different tools and effects from photoshop.

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      Useful Print And Online Magazines For Web Designers


       

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      One of the advantages of working in a creative industry is the number of designers and developers who take their craft seriously. The design community shines in one regard in particular: the design community seems to be less willing to hoard knowledge and skills. Instead, we present them, elaborate on them and keep improving on each other’s techniques — among other media — magazines and books.

      In this overview of useful magazines you’ll find everything from purely online publications to monthly, glossy print editions, where all subjects relevant to art and design are being investigated in colorful, eloquent detail.

      (Smashing’s side note: Have you already bought the brand new Smashing Book #3? The book introduces new practical techniques and a whole new mindset for progressive Web design. Get your book today!)

      Print And Digital Indie Publications

      The Manual
      Three beautiful A5 handcrafted hardback books-magazines a year, each one with a bit over 100 pages. The Manual delivers intelligent and critical thinking, and voices on the “Why?” of Web design, taking the reader to a deeper and richer level of work. Published by Andy McMillan, edited by Carolyn Wood, and designed by Jez Burrows, you can get it for 25$.

      CODEX, The Journal of Typography
      An infrequent 164 page magazine with feature articles, book and typeface reviews, interviews, type history, essays and type design — from typography experts. The first issue was released in spring of 2011, the second one is coming out in summer of 2012. The Codex magazine is only available in print and PDF version (8$).

      Offscreen Mag: The People Behind Bits & Pixels
      Offscreen is a high-quality print magazine created, edited, designed and published by Kai Brach, issued three to four times a year, and available online for 17,90$. With each issue built around six lengthy interviews, it explores the off-screen life and work of people who create websites and apps, and tells their stories of creativity, passion and hard work.

      Offscreen Magazine

      TYPO
      A magazine dedicated to visual communication, graphic design and typography. It is aimed at both professionals and beginners in typography, font design, graphic design and education, as well as marketing and visual communication specialists. The magazine is published quarterly. All 34 issues between 2003 and 2008 are also available in PDF.

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      26 Creative Typography Graphic Designs and Illustrations for your inspiration


      26 Creative Typography Graphic Designs and Illustrations for your inspiration

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      Typography is one of the most fascinating elements of graphic design. If it’s web design, album art, posters, or any other type of graphic design, typographical inspiration can be a great resource for designers. Here we have added 22 most beautiful examples of creative typography designs for your inspiration. Leer más “26 Creative Typography Graphic Designs and Illustrations for your inspiration”