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Typography Inspiration From Around The World: Spain & Italy

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Typography Inspiration From Around The World: Spain & Italy

Part of the reason why I love traveling is checking out all the amazing typography I encounter from different cities. Here I’m sharing some snippets from Montserrat, Barcelona, Milan, and Como. Enjoy!   Location: Como, Italy This gelato shop is bursting with color—love the pink and red combination and whimsical serif elements incorporated into the store sign.   Location: Milan, Italy Love the squarish feel of this bicycle store’s logo. I think it compliments the industrial feel of bicycles in general.   Location: Barcelona, Spain This hardware store in Barcelona seems to be of similar typeface with the bicycle store in...

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Typography Inspiration From The Bookshelf

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Typography Inspiration From The Bookshelf

“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” we’ve been taught as children. While this should be true about our perception of people, I don’t think it should apply to actual books. A book cover is a beautiful, well-designed object capable of sparking joy at first sight. When done well, a book's cover not only “sells” the book but calls out to the reader it’s for. We look at illustrations and typography to set the tone for the story within and clue us in to the world the characters inhabit. I took a quick glance at my bookshelf and the children’s (or...

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Typography Inspiration From Film

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Typography Inspiration From Film

Typography is everywhere, whether or not you are aware of it. It’s on the menu of your favorite restaurant, the movie poster displayed at your nearest cinema, the old and battered signs seen at your nearest train station, the advertisements passed on the road, the most recent app opened, and more! Whether you are designing something or if you just want to appreciate beautiful type design, here are a few typography inspirations from film to get you started!   Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Generally, all Wes Anderson films are absolute eye-candy. The custom type, the color grading, the charming plots, the...

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