Street Artist Creates Multi-Layered Typography Puzzles With Hidden Messages

British street artist Peter Preffington aka Pref plays with perception through his multi-layered, 3D graffiti. Using a range of modern and traditional typefaces, he visualizes popular sayings and expressions in his distinct overlapping style. While these typography murals might seem difficult to decipher at first, it’s this unique style that helps draw the viewer in. Having started his street art career more […]

Cracking the Color and Typography Code for Marketing

The colors and typography you choose can make or break your marketing initiatives. According to MDG’s new infographic, between 62 percent and 90 percent of a person’s initial assessment of a product is based on color alone. An infographic by British Design Experts, claims the right color can improve readership by 40% as it makes massages easier to read […]

Why typography has won a starring role in the streaming TV age

If I ask you to think of any one of the most talked-about streaming series in recent years, chances are you will immediately conjure in your mind the show’s headline title with its often-iconic typeface. Much has already been said of these now-famous title sequences, but less often discussed is how typography and orthographic design […]

WHY LOCATION TYPOGRAPHY MATTERS ON SCREEN

What’s in a location title font? A lot, actually. Font choice can make or break a work of art. Take, for example, the universal memetic infamy of Comic Sans MS, a typeface that seems to lend inherent comedy to any given text, or the fact that Saturday Night Live devoted an entire sketch last year to the […]

Top 10 Typography Trends of 2018 [Infographic]

Now that we’ve covered design trends in 2018 and key typography terminology, let’s put those findings together as we explore an infographic by Web-design and marketing agency Branex. With more than 43,000 typefaces for the Web alone, according to the infographic, even knowing where to start when you’re picking one for your brand can be overwhelming. The graphic shows that the […]

15 Typography Gifts That Creatively Showcase the Power of Text

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. When it comes to art and design, experimenting with words is a unique way to creatively catch someone’s attention. Whether hand-lettered or digitally rendered, text can have a powerful impact on […]

Remembering Michael Mitchell: how he brought order to the world of typography

Michael Mitchell, courtesy of Susan Wightman, © James Mitchell Typographer and designer Michael Mitchell has died aged 78, having devoted his working life to helping designers and publishers create beautiful and legible books. Mitchell was born in 1939 in Leicester, but was certainly not set on pursuing design from a young age; he studied dentistry […]

World’s best typography on show in HCM City

One award-winning graphic design is displayed at HCM City Exhibition House in District 1 from December 9-12. The opening ceremony of the exhibition was held on Friday by the New York Type Directors Club (TDC), in collaboration with Ton Duc Thang University, FPT Arena, and the Goethe Institute – the Germany’s cultural institute. The annual […]