Bodoni pop-up book. Beautiful.
Very talented illustrator and designer Victoria presents us a very pretty pop-up book. And she’s one of the artists which we can find on tumblr. Follow her here.
All the usual characters…
sheasmith: Bodoni Ultra, & Futura, & Helvetica, & Bodoni semi-bold, & Clarendon, & Copperplate № 1
ampersands #letterpress (Taken with Instagram)
Arkitypo: Rapid prototyping of 3D lettering
Taking advantage of newly-acquired rapid prototyping machines (3D printers) at Ravensbourne College, they have collaborated with Johnson Banks to create a 3D alphabet.
Giambattista Bodoni drew inspiration from John Baskerville’s fonts: Here Bodoni and Baskerville have been blended together by morphing their extruded forms.
999 Fonts in 60 seconds.
I’ve been reading Simon Garfield’s wonderfully researched and distilled “Just My Type: A Book About Fonts”. Earlier this year Pentagram launched the US version with this book trailer. Designed and directed by Naresh Ramchandani and Michael Bierut.
“The trip starts and ends in Archer, the font used on the book’s US cover (designed by Roberto de Vicq de Clumptich), passing through much-loved fonts like Bodoni, Helvetica and Gotham, as well as ne’er-do-wells like Comic Sans, Papyrus and Arial.”