Signage : 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 →

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.

Dusty Signs, Hand-lettered

Dusty Signs, Hand-lettered →

More at dustysigns.com

flint

Brand for Flint Hair Salon by Bibliothèque →

“The design solution expresses the Flint ideology of craftsmanship and modernity. Stone-age cutting tools made from Flint (a material found in abundance in the Norfolk area) illustrate this identity for a boutique hair-salon based in Norwich.”

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Clipper Ship Cards →

These vintage clipper cards were advertisements for shipping voyages, usually from a port on the east coast (New York, Boston) to the west coast (San Francisco). They were distributed by ship dispatchers in the 1800s.