From The Art Director’s Club: Just like last year’s Photography Month and Illustration Month, ADC Typography Month features a daily Typography Spotlight, highlighting ADC Members and Young Guns who love working with words and letters. Some of the names are already famous within the design community, while others will be new for you to discover, but all […]
Sean Freeman and creative producer Eve Steben went above and beyond on their latest project: a gig poster for The National. They gathered a few friends and a whole lot of plaster to arrive at a finished product that combines elements of sculpture and typography. “For this special creative commission, with their music in mind, we […]
Alex Trochut was recently hired by Adobe to redesign their famed logo using the technique of his choice. Adobe then invited him to speak about his work this past November at their Create Now New York conference. Stemming from his love for liquid textures, Alex experimented with a variety of new materials- specifically NeverWet, a super hydrophobic […]
Sean Freeman created this intricate piece of typography for the November/December issue of Foreign Policy. Upon closer inspection, you’ll find a complex constellation of line work making up the number 100 in commemoration of 2013′s leading global thinkers.
A Typography Tuesday special, here is a new series by Sean Freeman for Notegraphy- an app that allows users to customize the way they share text. “I wanted to create an alphabet using a simple aesthetic that communicates a feel that is at the same time dramatic, ethereal and pure – some kind of minimalist dreamscape. […]
Alex Trochut applied the special technique he developed for his binary-prints series to create this glow-in-the-dark gig poster for the Arctic Monkeys. From light to dark, the artwork seamlessly transitions from a record to a saw blade and the band’s newest album title, AM, replaces the gig information when the lights turn off.
Pomme Chan put her unique touch on this gig poster commissioned by Another Planet for Thievery Corporation. An eclectic mix of illustration and typography, everything on this 18″ x 24″ poster was hand-drawn by Pomme, making even the reproductions feel like a one-of-a-kind.
Commissioned by Another Planet Entertainment, this joyous gig poster for the band Fun. kicks off a series of collaborations between Steve Wilson and a 3D artist. “The idea behind the piece was to create something that represented the name of the band in some way. With that in mind we tried to capture the feeling of […]
The holidays came early this year when Burton launched their 2014 After School Special snowboard covered from head-to-toe in Brosmind‘s artwork. From the packaging to the illustration and typography, Brosmind created a completely unique snowboard that will be the talk of the trails this season.
Steve Wilson was asked to contribute a piece to Print Club London’s collaboration with Film4 for Summer Screen at Somerset House. Steve writes, ”alongside 15 other artists I was asked to produce a design based on one of the films on show at the festival. I was given ‘The Untouchables’. The design will be screen printed […]
Steve Wilson teamed up with art director, Hiromi Fujita to create six illustrations for Wired Japan‘s music issue. Each piece tailor-made, Steve pulled inspiration from the websites that he designed spots for, and explains, “The Band Camp site uses a parallelogram in it’s logo, so I incorporated that element in my design. The Rap Genius illustration uses […]
Typographer extraordinaire, Sean Freeman joined forces with 180 Amsterdam to create this series for the PlayStation Network. Each image is the intro for a GRTV trailer on PSN’s Gamereactor site.
Sean Freeman collaborated with the team at BJL to create this colorful TV spot for the Crown Paints “It’s Personal” campaign.
This new hand drawn piece by artist Pomme Chan spells it out in intricate monochromatic petals and leaves. You can see more work by Pomme Chan on the Levine/Leavitt site.
A sneak peek at illustrator and typographer Alex Trochut’s forthcoming book titled ‘More is More’, published by Index Book. The book will include Alex’s body of work to date, with the illustration and richly ornamented lettering that makes him one of the most sought after talents. Alex has worked with the likes of Wired and […]
Alejandro and Juan Mingarro of Brosmind collaborated with the team at Publicis to create these ads for Virgin Active, using their fun character-driven illustrations to create the type for each ad. You can see more work by Brosmind on the Levine/Leavitt site.
Type specialist Sean Freeman created this gorgeous poster for The Decemberists, manipulating images of twigs and branches found around London to create the letters. You can see more of Sean Freeman’s work on the Levine/Leavitt site.
This piece was created by Pomme Chan for an upcoming typography exhibition in Los Angeles. From the Gallery Nucleus site: Gallery Nucleus is hosting an exhibit (May 12 – June 6) celebrating hand drawn letterforms and experimental typography. Parallel to increasingly computer-driven imagery, it is both refreshing and encouraging to see the resurgence of working […]