typographic portraits of 2008 presidential candidates by GSU graphic design students.
The junior graphic design students at GSU creates fun typographic portraits of presidential candidates using words associated with each candidate’s campaign and has been featured on CNN iReport. Cheers to everyone in that class.
Also i found this interesting typographic illustration website that animate type to form pictures.
Pick a font, turn up the music, and enjoy the show.
Tags: typographic portraits, Typography
Amaztype. This has to be one of the coolest visual search engine designed for Amazon Marketplace. You can search for books, musics, and videos on Amazon. The search results are populate on the screen and rearrange to fit the word that you search for. You can then zoom in to a particular item to find out more about it. It also provide link for you to buy it through Amazon. This is a really creative way to show products on Amazon.
here is an example of a search for “typography” in the books categoryTam Cao | Blog, Typography |
Tags: amazon, amaztype, visual search
Web typography has come a long way due to much improved browsers and text rendering. Web designers who fully understand typography will reap the benefits and will get the most out of it. Here are some resources out there to learn web typography. feel free to add more of your favorite type site by commenting.
this is a great resource website designed to inspire people to be more aware of the typography around them. Its a community dedicated to everything typography.
Another great typographic discussion board, type design critique forum.
Here are a few articles about web typography:
also check out