An Escapekit is a ticket from job to job in the industry I work in. Join me on my journey to find work that I wish I put in my kit and share the work you put in yours.
The gentlemen of letters
A great mini documentary on the sign painters of Dublin.
Daily Advice for a Creative Life
Sao Paulo-based Brazilian designer, illustrator and calligrapher Gui Menga has created a on-going personal project, where she hand-letters motivational tips that would be useful for anyone who is working in the creative industries or simply enjoys creating things.
Major Lazer - Aerosol Can ft. Pharrell Williams
The video for Major Lazer’s “Aerosol Can” features the typographic stylings of famed underground artist, Mike Giant.
Collection of hand-drawn lettering & typography designs made in 2013 and beginning of 2014 by Polish designer Mateusz Witczak.
We Don’t Work – We Play
Typographic experiments for the self-initiated exhibition We Don‘t Work - We Play. All works in collaboration with Yanik Balzer. Special thanks to Tomaz, Thomas, Lasse and Ryan for their support. Typographic Excellence, Students Category at Type Directors Club 59.
Fan Food Type
Each month, DQ focuses the Fan Food campaign on a different part of the menu - different food, new flavors, and special offers. To further emphasize this monthly effort, Designer Thomas Price decided to put their campaign messages in fun typography using real food and props to highlight flavors and maximize taste appeal.
A collaborative type project that makes use of the social media hashtag to bring together the inspiring work of designers and illustrators from all over the world. Anyone can join in using the hashtag #36daysoftype.
This is a great way for new designers to flex their muscles and show off some creative work.
Lululemon Athletica - Covent Garden
A selection of painted / engraved pieces of lettering by Uk designer Tobias Hall for the new Lululemon store in Covent Garden, London.
Hand done typography
New York based freelance art director Raul Alejandro creates beautiful hand done typography, Check out the rest of his work on his website here.
Delicate Typeface Made From Paper
British designer Dan Hoopert, has come up with a gorgeously delicate typeface made from paper.
UK based designer Alex Colbourne created A-Z typography utilising a number of techniques to create a variation of styles.
Work Hard Stay Humble
Clarke Harris is a designer and illustrator living in Gainesville, Florida finishing up his last year of study at the University of Florida. Work Hard Stay Humble was a project for one of his classes where he explored both process and materials. Check out the rest of his work here.
Awesome typographer Bryan Patrick Todd (who I’ve featured in the past)recently opened his first solo show, which includes eight handcrafted banners featuring eight quotes serving as “part motivation, part fun.”
Glossary of Design Terms
Awarded at Turkish Society of Graphic Designers, Glossary of Design Terms is a series of design letter booklets from A-Z featuring terms of design. Turkish designer, Volkan Olmez, created these beautiful set of booklets with a simple letter graphic and using bold colors to represent each design terms.
(Source: The Dieline)
Awesome easy to understand packaging for 7-Eleven and Pressbyrån in Sweden designed by Swedish agency BVD.