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Smoosh was designed for Wired Magazine by Tal Leming of Type Supply. The original A-Z typeface was created on a 2 day deadline and was later expanded to complete the glyph sets in 4 different weights (above).
An article by grammarly.com takes a look back at the short lived history of the exclamation comma.
Designed in the early 90’s, the exclamation comma was intended to add excitement and emotion to the middle of sentences, so an author could “reflect spoken language or thoughts more closely.”
Still intrigued by this extinct glyph? You can read the full article here.
A pretty incredible spiral portrait by artist Chan Hwee Chong. He starts with a tiny spin of ink to recreate Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,”
Yesterday, Google released a short film (above) that takes you on a minute and a half journey through the company’s 17 years and ends in the release of its new logo. You can read more about the redesign on Googles blog here.
What do you think of the new Google logo?
For anyone that has ever wondered how Impact became the number 1 font for internet memes – look no further than this short history from Vox.
Shot with a Nokia N8, ‘Gulp’ is the worlds largest stop motion set.
You can also watch the ‘making of’ clip here.
Yves Peters for Fontshop.com takes a look at recent movie posters and reviews them based on their more typographic qualities. This month includes The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Faults, Insurgent, It Follows and more…