Design Double Take


Beautiful, serene and content. Looking at this gorgeous image we felt all these things! A peaceful moment was captured and then enhanced with scrolling calligraphy and a thought-provoking quote. We love the way the words flow like thoughts and follow the contours of the subject!

Part of the Silhouettes Project was started as a way for hand letterer Pommel Lane to be more free flow with her lettering. As part of the project she selects images of anything, people, things in nature, something she sees on a daily walk and applies her wonderful lettering technique to it. We think it is a gorgeous project and we can’t wait to see more lovely lettered silhouettes!

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Free Font Friday

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This week, we spied three free fonts over on I Am The Lab, one of our go-to sites for design inspiration and serious design envy, that have us swooning! Big and bold, or thin and wispy, these fonts are unmistakably modern and au courant, don’t you agree?

The hairline Andres is a bit futuristic and a little Art Deco that could be used for a myriad of projects like logos and headers. Adventura is bold and walks the fine line between serif and san-serif beautifully. It’s be a great font for announcement: like a housewarming party, new arrival or graduation. Simplifica, condensed and narrow would be fabulous paired with a bold san serif to create beautiful contrast for invitations or signs.

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Design Double Take

 

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Does life imitate type or does type imitate life?? You decide after looking at these tasty typography-inspired images! They are super fun food pics show how the Abelina font can be manipulated in works of (tasty!) art!

Abelina is a script typeface that beautifully mirrors certain features of  handwriting gestures! While we certainly love the font on it’s own, this creative use has us hungry for good type and treats!

More delicious lettering awaits on our Typography & Lettering Pinterest Board!

Edible typography via Six n Five Studio

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Free Font Friday!

Fall Free Font Friday
Today’s fonts have us positively giddy for the lovely new season that’s upon us! Changing leaves, tart apples, crisp weather, and plump pumpkins are a few of our favorite {Fall} things!

Rebecca of the super sweet blog, Simple As That, recently put together a fabulous roundup of fonts we are dying to use! Bold, modern san serifs mixed with flowy, chic script fonts that will be perfect for any autumnal celebration! Incorporated into your Halloween invitations or Thanksgiving menu, they will look great adorning placecards, printed invites or blog posts.

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Design Double Take

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We haven’t expressed our love for Behance in while, (to jog your memory it’s the super cool site that showcases up and coming graphic designers’ work) so we wanted to share a project we have been admiring of late. Texas A&M graduate Ryan Russell is an Animator and Graphic Designer who focuses on simple and minimal forms.  Case in point: his purist, yet striking city designs defined by the iconic structures that mark the metropolises we love.

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