December 9, 2011 § Leave a comment
You know it already. itsasmallweb loves words and their design, we are obsessed with fonts and typefaces and that is why we got really excited with Mashable’s infographic: A History of Western Typefaces. Here is their story:
See the full infographic after the jump
October 31, 2011 § 1 Comment
Shape Type, made using HTML5, is a 10-stage game that asks from its users to form and fix the badly shaped, unfinished letters from specific typefaces, given the font names and fonts’ designers.
When the users have adjusted multiple bezier handles to get the shape of the character right., they can visually compare their effort with the original character and their score is a percentage based on the similarities.
via Design Taxi
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May 19, 2011 § 1 Comment
We have seen all types of fonts and typefaces, but we haven’t seen the whole alphabet made out of television sets.UK designer Jack Archer creates a full typeface just by placing 15 television sets in a dot-matrix grid and switching them on and off in different arrangements, in order to form the letters of the alphabet.
May 11, 2011 § 1 Comment
The boundaries have been crossed when the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) acquired last January 23 digital typefaces, which became part of its permanent Architecture and Design Collection. The boundaries between art, architecture and design. Fonts and typefaces challenges our perception of art and this quiz tests our knowledge on design.
See the answers after the jump
May 10, 2011 § 1 Comment