In case anyone was looking for a vector file of a mash-up between Kalamazoo and Amazon, I got you.
Emanuele Abrate illustrates the typefaces used in some of the most famous brands.
The following is a list, compiled by Derek Weathersbee of Creative Market.
In this infographic by Muse Design, which has a curious mix of “color” and “colour” (homogenized below for your convenience), the designer provides some color commentary (so to speak) as to what colors consciously and subconsciously say: Read more
Seeing Herb Lubalin’s lovely Mother & Child logo in U & lc magazine began my obsession with ampersands. There has always been something elegant and foreign and vaguely mystical about the character. In band class, I imagined it the reverse treble clef. And in each hand-written letter from friends and relatives, I scoured their penmanship to see the nuance and personality they instilled in their own use of the ampersand. Was it the backwards 3? The pretzel? Was it rounded or squared off? Where was the baseline, the flair, the counters and eyes, the panache and bravado? What was the character of their character? Read more