Words That Perfectly Describe the Image

A graphic designer and illustrator by profession, Ji Lee has an ongoing personal project he calls “Word as Image.” The project is a way of drawing words. Lee uses creative typography to write and with such simple and creative flair that lets the words illustrate their meaning.

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Handmade Type

A lovely typography experiment by Tien-Min Liao, this “explores the relationships between upper-case letters and lower-case letters, and also records the transformation between them.” For the experiment, Liao painted specific patterns on her hands to generally create an uppercase alphabet, she then moved her hands to change the placement or perspective to create the corresponding lower case alphabet. It sounds slightly difficult to understand, but take a look at the images and video below, and you’ll absolutely love it.

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Cats Compared to Fonts [pics]

Folks, don’t ask what this is about. Kitties rule the internet and they can get by with anything. Even if it is comparing the felines to fonts. Now we wait for answers from obligatory dog version to appear.

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Typeface Made With Pixar Characters

Canadian artist Mike Boon brought together our favorite characters from Pixar movies and combined them with the alphabet to create this wonderful typographic poster. We like the cutesy typeface, and the fact that Wall-E got to play “W” here. You can buy prints from Mike’s Society6 store. Via DYT

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Typography One-Liners

As far as we know, Arnold Schwarzenegger hasn’t quite made any greatly memorable quotes in his movies. What he did in the movies was basically unleashing a hurricane of ass-kicking upon his enemies, while muttering as few words as possible.

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Playful Typographic Prints

The wisdom of words and the playfulness of typography always make a good combination, if done right. Screen prints by Coni Della Vedova seem like a good example for that case. Check ’em out, and if there is something you like, head on to their shop at Etsy.

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Typographic Time Zone Clocks

Clocks that show different time zones aren’t all that uncommon in office spaces. We guess the idea works a lot better if we replace the little time zone labels under those clocks and let the clocks tell their timezones by themselves.

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Comic Sans Fights Against Its Bad Name

Most designers and typographers can hardly hide the contempt and dislike for Comic Sans and many people seem to agree. There are quite a few people who use the poor typeface for any random thing and make it even more hated. Good news for Comic Sans is that it is not alone in this fight.

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