Graphic Design | The Type Desk

Homeless Fonts

Fonts of the Homeless →

Typefaces based on the handwriting of homeless people in Barcelona. All proceeds go to the Arrels Foundation, an organization for the benefit of Barcelona’s homeless.

Sign Painters, 2014

Sign Painters: The Movie →

The Making of Neon Signs

The Making of Neon Signs →

‘Every neon sign has a “start and stop position,” a point on each letter where a tube begins and ends. I’ve just learned how a signmaker chooses this point, and it’s something I’d never have guessed.’ More at Hoefler & Co.

Carter Wong for Howies

The Castan Font by Carter Wong →

This looks like it was a fun little project.

Photo of Alex Fowkes working on a mural for Sony Music

The typographic work of Alex Fowkes for Sony Music →

http://vimeo.com/51460511

Alex Fowkes designed this great mural of Sony Music’s history, illustrated with mostly type.

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Book Life →

It is amazing just how much text exists on the internet. More amazing still is the sheer amount of text that is not on the internet.