Posts Tagged "type"

The Big Caption

The Boston Globe has a fantastic blog on their website entitled The Big Picture. It’s a curated selection of photos touching on current events, and oftentimes are incredibly breathtaking and inspirational. Some genius got the brilliant idea to create The Big Caption, a parody site that takes images from The Big Picture and… well, adds captions to it. Oh, the…

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Character: Recycled Letters from Company Logos

Character is a company that specializes in… well, the characters of large, company logos. Here’s a more detailed description from the site itself: When company signs and logos are taken down, they get demolished. We recycle the characters into individual design objects. We dismantle the letters, clean them up, add a new transformer, LED lights and the power cord, and…

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London Reconnections: A Typeface for the Underground

Photo by J-Cornelius I’m not someone who knows much about fonts or type, but I came across an article entitled London Reconnections: A Typeface for the Underground and found it both fascinating and quite accessible. The typeface should have “the bold simplicity of the authentic lettering of the finest periods” Pick wrote to Johnston. It should also, he told him,…

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