Showing Posts in Monthly Archives: March, 2010
Above: Alfredo, regular, lowercase The lowercase ‘i’ is only important because of it’s tittle. Heh, she said tittle. The tittle is the dot of the ‘i’. And it is what keeps the lower case ‘i’ from falling into obscurity with the lowercase ‘l’ and amputated capital ‘I’. And the fact that it conforms to the – Read More
Above: Zzzap OT, regular Okay, I know the ! is a punctuation mark, not a letter. And no, I never had any intention of doing anything but letters and numbers. But sometimes, you’ve got to live life on the fly and go where it takes you. Ha. Anyway. A friend recently referred to me as – Read More
Above: Cooper Black, uppercase Cooper Black may just be the cutest type face there is. It’s bold and dark, but so curvy and soft. What’s great about the Cooper Black uppercase Q is how, when taken out of context, it’s such an interesting shape on its own. It looks like a little baby squid or – Read More
Hey all, I recently finished my friend, Danny Gouker’s poster and invitations for his senior recital. Whoo. Check out the poster below. What do you think? Tell me on Twitter @hsvandemark.
Above: Courier New, regular Courier New’s 2 is cute. Not over the top, trying too hard cute, but just sort of like 4-year-old kid smile cute. I like the slenderness of the shape and slabs. It’s interesting how the two end points are rounded yet the bottom left angle was kept flat. It provides a – Read More
Above: ITC Blackadder, regular, lowercase I haven’t done a decorative type face in this series yet, but as soon as I saw ITC’s Blackadder, I knew that was about to change. What I really love about ITC Blackadder’s regular, lowercase ‘f’ is how evocative it is. With the flowing, long stem and rough edges, it’s – Read More