“There’s great power in a typeface, but what’s always interested me more than the typeface is the designer behind it – why did they create the typeface? Where did their inspiration come from? How did they start?
Lately, I’ve been asking just one question, though. Something which has always intrigued me: these people that help us communicate … how do they themselves communicate? If we strip away the monitors, and the printing presses, and the typefaces … how would William Caslon have written on a post-it note?”
[The handwriting scans can be found @ “Handwritten Typographers” via The Man in Blue]
From the Saks Fifth Avenue “Want It!” Campaign to creative monographs: the lovely type illustrations of Marian Bantjes.
Illustration + typography of Pomme Chan.
[Watch the high-quality version @ Videosift]
From the creators of the Extreme Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments comes the Sticky Note Experiment!