Frustro, an optical illusion typeface

Had to post as it combines two of my favourite topics – illusions and typography.

The Type Studio blog

Lots of good, basic, typographic tips can be found on Ilene Strizver’s blog at The Type Studio.

Vernacular Typography Featured in 2012 Typography Calendar

These Studio Hinrichs calendars are always gorgeous.

Figuring out numerals

Yves Peters has posted a great article on the Font Feed about the different kinds of numerals and how to use them.

Mosaic Typography

On a building in Kirkudbright, Scotland. Basis for a display typeface?

No hands, no digits clock

Nice, if expensive, QLOCKTWO from Biegert & Funk

Remembrance post-WW2

This interesting typographic treatment caught my eye at Westminster Abbey this summer. Designed by artist Tom Phillips in 2008, the sign is made from welded steel and covered with earth from various battlefields.

memorial