The New York Times has a special fashion magazine that constantly redefines the trademark "T" using photography, illustration, and pattern. In this men's issue, the designer Olivier Theyskens transformed New York City into the "T" using satellite images of the city. Read all about the process of reshaping New York into the letter "T" titled "Over Abundance."

I recently stumbled upon an advertising campaign created by Happycentro (a creative studio based in Verona, Italy) and just had to share. I love their use of objects to create the typography and the fact that all the layouts were...

One way to begin experimenting with bilingual matchmaking is with a series of expressive words. Check out the project titled Written Visuals that uses Arabic typography to simply and effectively express the meaning of the word. The project features a collection...

Adorable illustrations of yummy Middle-Eastern sweets brought to you by Cedarseed. Posters are in Arabic and English and can be purchased from RedBubble. Yum! Have you tried all of these delicious treats?  ...

Ever heard of Tegucicalpa? How about Sandnes or Brunswick? Perhaps they are just hard-to-pronounce foreign words that you will not remember. But the fact is, they are all cities somewhere on our planet and through this project you get to meet them personally and visually, in an inspiring artistic context.
When looking at typography in space, consider how photographic choices (angles, framing, lighting) can enhance the basic principles of graphic design.
Take a minute from your busy day to check out the collaborative, mobile and web app app called Nuqta (found on Apple). The app invites the public to post images of Arabic calligraphy and typography as they experience it anywhere, and on anything. Nuqta is open to anyone with a love for Arabic calligraphy and typefaces. The idea is to Learn, Share and Educate, so that you can learn from the content online, as well as educate others through what you post.
Limited edition HONEY from Summer Surf Shack in Montauk and their 20,000 little honey bees. Fun packaging, of course! This jar of honey has a great brand story as part of a "limited edition" run of bottles containing honey from Chandelier bees. The lid reads:
“Our Chandelier bees will each have flown over 500 miles: feeding in gardens from the McMansions in the Hamptons to the surf-side gardens. Our queen bees kept a loving eye over all their devoted workers ensuring they made the best honey possible. So from our hive to yours, we wish you a sweet 2012.”
"Typographic history is well populated with designers excelling in the design of scripts they could not read – indeed, the examples are so numerous that it would be difficult to choose. Encouraging students to address the complicated design problems inherent in non-Latin scripts is not only a way of enriching the global typographic environment, it is also a superb means of producing designers who can tackle a higher level of difficulty in any aspect of their design." - Gerry Leonidas

Check out this awesome resource about the ampersand (&) brought to you by Six Revisions. It has a wonderful mix of terminology and examples outlining the long and rich history of the symbol, dating as far back as 63 BC. Below...

I'm totally digging the online animation for the Creative Application logo. It's modern, digital, and pattern all at once. CreativeApplications.Net [CAN] was launched in October 2008 by architect, lecturer and new media technologist Filip Visnjic and is one of today’s...

Check out the amazing calligraphy of street artist Karim Jabbari as he takes the streets of Montreal (Canada) and Abu Dhabi (UAE) where he delivers "breathtaking calligraffiti walls and light calligraphies." On April 1, ARA Gallery will be hosting a workshop...

Looking for some tasty design inspiration to kick off your next packaging project? How about a little honey to sweeten your day? Here is a collection of my favorite honey packaging from around the world to do just that - I hope you enjoy!
You can use Font Book to view your type creations and manage all of your typefaces. Here is a great resource on the Apple Website if you want to learn more details.
Love the packaging and branding of this small batch brewed coffee called "Chameleon Cold Brew." It has just the right mix of charm + attention grabbing design. Is it the bottle? The illustration? The color? The typography?

For the coffee lovers amongst us - how great is this Valentine's Day inspired coffee cup from Starbucks? I know it's a corporate giant...

A typographic installation of frozen typography brought to you by Nicole Dextras, an environmental artist from Vancouver. Her Ice Typography series consists of three-dimensional words fabricated in ice ranging in size from 8-foot high letters to 18-inch high.