Tag Archives | typography

Lovely Letters: Our Graphic Designer’s Current Typography Crushes

We've got our minds on typography, and typography on our minds. See what typographic delights are inspiring our blog graphic designer this week, and get inspired in turn. Read more »
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No Lie: We Love Daily Dishonesty!

Created by graphic designer and illustrator Lauren Hom, Daily Dishonesty is a beautifully illustrated compendium of the minor misrepresentations that we all cop to every now and then. Read more »
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Takes the Cake: Signe Sugar’s Colorful ‘n’ Cute 3-D Lettering

This morning, we're loving the sweet letter stylings of Signe Sugar, an indie shop by Brooklyn creative Sarah Foote that sells ingenious sugar and gum paste cake toppers that are almost too cute to handle. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Typographer & Illustrator Extraordinaire Jessica Hische

It's not every day that you get to meet your career idol, but we made it happen for ModCloth graphic designer Erynn when she interviewed star typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische! Read more »
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Movie Title Stills from the Past Bestill Our Hearts


All images via The Movie Title Stills Collection. Above, Citizen Kane, 1941.

The Movie Title Stills Collection is like a candy store for type and film nerds alike. Whether you’re looking for weekly movie night fodder or have a …

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Quote of the Day: Neil Gaiman on Mistakes

Neil Gaiman quote, designed by ModCloth!

Neil Gaiman quote, designed by ModCloth!

After hearing English author Neil Gaiman’s commencement speech for this year’s graduating class at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, we couldn’t shake the memory of his words on mistake-making. Our graphic designer Ryan was equally taken by Gaiman’s …

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Word Up! Defibrillating Dead Words

Causeuse - [n.] –  French furniture. An upholstered settee for two persons. All images via The Dead Words

Stuffed into sentences and creased into ancient books in far-off corners of old libraries, there is a plethora of forgotten words — …

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Just My Type Fight

If our new stylebook doesn’t have you in a typographic tizzy, then maybe this fun site will. Run by graphic designers Drew Roper and Ryan Paule, Type Fight pits differently designed letters against each other to see which version nabs …

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Tee is for Typography

Images via Imasa-ka.com

Is your ‘type’ tall, dark, and handsome like Caslon, or is it trim, unfussy, and classically good-looking like Helvetica? Well, now you can wear your font-loving heart on your sleeve, literally, thanks to Masashi Kawamura’s typography

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