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Beautiful signs made from duct tape
Shuetso Sato (65) has no formal training as a graphic designer, but his handmade transit signs, made from pieces of colored duct tape, are considered works of art. From Chris Gaul's Medium article : Sato san has no formal graphic design training (Before worki…
Shuetso Sato (65) has no formal training as a graphic designer, but his handmade transit signs, made from pieces of colored duct tape, are considered works of art. From Chris Gaul's Medium article: Sato san has no formal graphic design training (Before wor… [+2359 chars]
Mark Frauenfelder
2019-08-02 16:29:38

Typeface Design: Roxborough a Beautiful Serif Font
Typeface Design: Roxborough a Beautiful Serif Font abduzeedo Aug 01, 2019 We haven't posted about typeface design for quite a long time, so it's time to change that. Today we feature the Roxborough typeface created and shared by Connary Fagen. The design is a…
We haven't posted about typeface design for quite a long time, so it's time to change that. Today we feature the Roxborough typeface created and shared by Connary Fagen. The design is a dramatic, voguish serif, influenced by calligraphy and hand lettering. Ri… [+462 chars]
abduzeedo
2019-08-01 11:05:00




Artist Said Dokins Transforms Former Mexican Prison into Calligraphy-Filled Space
Mexican visual artist Said Dokins is the subject of an immense exhibition taking place at the historic Arts Center of San Luis Potosî in Mexico. Dokins is considered to be one of the leading international artists specializing in urban calligraphy. His latest …
Mexican visual artist Said Dokins is the subject of an immense exhibition taking place at the historic Arts Center of San Luis Potosî in Mexico. Dokins is considered to be one of the leading international artists specializing in urban calligraphy. His latest … [+1347 chars]
info@hypebeast.com (HYPEBEAST), HYPEBEAST
2019-07-25 18:40:50




sasan nasernia deconstructs persian and arabic calligraphy to form ‘dripping’ compositions
abstracted letterforms, often geometrically configured, are stretched and distorted beyond their usual bounds, 'dripping' onto the floor and stretching between vacant spaces. The post sasan nasernia deconstructs persian and arabic calligraphy to form ‘drippin…
have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.designboom's comment policy guidelinesgenerally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely… [+1679 chars]
nina azzarello I designboom
2019-08-22 15:58:34




World Calligraphy Day
It's World Calligraphy Day, minions, and lucky for you I've been watching lots of hand-lettering videos on Instagram. In fact, after a few minutes of watching other people write stuff REALLY pretty, I can safely say that I, too, am an expert at calligraphy. W…
Mwah! Perfect! Thanks to Rhonda T., Melissa B., Paul V., Amy L., Heather T., Jason D., Leann S., Jamie K., Lisa Y., & Theresa N. for the write stuff.  Pretty Related Product Of The Day:
Jen
2019-08-14 13:00:00




Futura Announces Exclusive Print Release with BEYOND THE STREETS
Despite shutting down his FUTURACHIVES shop, Futura continues to roll out original artworks. This time around, the artist teams up with BEYOND THE STREETS to purvey two exclusive prints under the series titled ‘Bedford Avenue.’ Executed in bright matte tones,…
Despite shutting down his FUTURACHIVES shop, Futura continues to roll out original artworks. This time around, the artist teams up with BEYOND THE STREETS to purvey two exclusive prints under the series titled Bedford Avenue. Executed in bright matte tones,… [+779 chars]
info@hypebeast.com (HYPEBEAST), HYPEBEAST
2019-08-21 19:00:16




Twelvepieces Shares Mirage-Themed "Fatamorgana Season 2" Lookbook
As part of Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF), Danish/Egyption brand Twelvepieces has expanded upon its recent "Fatamorgana" collection with the release of "Fatamorgana 2". Similar to its namesake, "Fatamorgana 2" draws inspiration from Fata Morgana…
As part of Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF), Danish/Egyption brand Twelvepieces has expanded upon its recent “Fatamorgana” collection with the release of “Fatamorgana 2”. Similar to its namesake, “Fatamorgana 2” draws inspiration from Fata Morgana… [+1282 chars]
info@hypebeast.com (HYPEBEAST), HYPEBEAST
2019-08-07 21:55:20




At the British Library, Writing Is a Work of Art
Lauren Collins on an exhibition that features plenty of handwriting, as well as printing, typing, tattooing, and other graphical representations of speech.
The last time handwriting enthusiasts had this much fun was probably back in 2010, when Lindsay Lohans unexpectedly tidy courtroom notes went viral. So far, this past year has brought Donald Trump scrawling nice on a map that showed the Golan Heights as part … [+3525 chars]
Lauren Collins
2019-07-29 09:00:00




See Meghan Markle's Perfect Calligraphy (and New Monogrammed Stationery!) in Heartfelt Note
Long before Meghan Markle become a royal, she learned how to pen a beautiful handwritten letter. The Duchess of Sussex is now putting that skill to good use in a heartfelt note of thanks she wrote to Luminary Bakery, a London-based social enterprise she perso…
Long before Meghan Markle become a royal, she learned how to pen a beautiful handwritten letter. The Duchess of Sussex is now putting that skill to good use in a heartfelt note of thanks she wrote to Luminary Bakery, a London-based social enterprise she pers… [+2496 chars]
Monique Jessen
2019-08-02 16:44:23




Meghan Markle’s Calligraphy Is Still Perfect
A thank-you note posted to Instagram proves that the duchess hasn’t let her handwriting skills go to waste, but she has upgraded her stationery.
Most people, if they were to become princesses unexpectedly, would really have to brush up on their skills. You know, curtsying, wearing stilettos even when youre tired, behaving at a fancy dinner, all that stuff. But when Meghan Markle joined the royal famil… [+2176 chars]
Erin Vanderhoof
2019-08-02 15:57:52




Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 22 August 2019
A burger festival, a cathedral late and a calligraphy class.
Watch the sun set from the top of St Paul's Cathedral Things to do SPYING ON SPIES: 7-11 year olds are invited to Time Travel Club, a world of secrets, gadgets and spies. It's a child-friendly introduction to the current Cold War exhibition with stories of … [+3962 chars]
Londonist Staff
2019-08-21 14:45:11




Two brothers invented an alphabet for their native language, Fulfulde
How a new alphabet is helping the Fulani people write its own future.
How a new alphabet is helping an ancient people write its own future When they were 10 and 14, brothers Abdoulaye and Ibrahima Barry set out to invent an alphabet for their native language, Fulfulde, which had been spoken by millions of people for centuries… [+20613 chars]

2019-08-15 03:42:31




Son-of-the-soil diplomat does nation proud
Syed Akbaruddin’s friends describe him as a thorough professional
Indias Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin, won accolades from Twitteratti after he extended his hand of friendship to Pakistani journalists and reportedly asserted at the U.N. Security Councils closed consultation on Kashmir that … [+1745 chars]
Syed Mohammed
2019-08-23 02:07:51




A calligrapher embraces technology to grow business
After falling haphazardly into the art of calligraphy, she succeeds by embracing her unique style and the latest tech
Joanna Krupnick never planned on opening the calligraphy set her mother had given her for Christmas one year. But when, in February 2015, she found herself stuck on a remote island during a mid-winter snowstorm, she unpacked it and immediately began honing a … [+1879 chars]
Megan Cerullo
2019-08-14 15:57:14




Namakkal-based Vidya Kumaresan loves to weave beauty using stylised letters
The calligraphy artist held a brush lettering workshop in Thiruvananthapuram on July 21
Vidya Kumaresan elucidates what an upstroke is with a deft stroke of the brush pen on the white board. She then goes on to explain the subtle difference between a thin upstroke and a thick one with due demonstrations. On cue, the participants proceed to pract… [+1853 chars]
Harikumar J S
2019-07-24 07:26:49




Modern Calligraphy Summit and Watercolor Summit 2019 Enrollment!
Hiiiii!!!! I’m still here! Are you still here? We have so much to talk about! I’m hoping to get back into a more regular blogging schedule once my kids go back to school next week, but in the meantime I wanted to quickly pop in here and let you know that enro…
Hiiiii!!!! I’m still here! Are you still here? We have so much to talk about! I’m hoping to get back into a more regular blogging schedule once my kids go back to school next week, but in the meantime I wanted to quickly pop in here and let you know that enro… [+2207 chars]
nole
2019-08-23 13:00:01




Introduction of other calligraphy styles will be considered, says Maszlee
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik has expressed his readiness to consider the need to introduce other styles of calligraphy apart from khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy) or jawi writing in the school curriculum.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik has expressed his readiness to consider the need to introduce other styles of calligraphy apart from khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy) or jawi writing in the school curriculum. He said it wa… [+2162 chars]
The Star Online
2019-08-04 10:35:00

#abduzeedo on Instagram: Our picks for July'19
#abduzeedo on Instagram: Our picks for July'19 AoiroStudio Aug 11, 2019 We created a new series on ABDZ! It's a compilation highlighting what you have been sharing with us using the hashtag #abduzeedo. We have been getting lots of messages on how to 'get your…
Our good friend NoPattern also known as Chuck Anderson is an artist, designer and creative director based in Chicago. On his Instagram, he recently just hit a milestone of 100K followers! As a little token of appreciation, we are featuring his series #np_unre… [+14 chars]
AoiroStudio
2019-08-11 22:39:09




Project Syndicate: China and the U.S. are both great countries with bad leaders
Donald Trump is a bad man surrounded by a bad team of incompetent and dangerous ideologues. In China, Xi Jinping seeks to restore tight authoritarian control.
LONDON (Project Syndicate) I first visited the United States in 1965 on a student scholarship funded by a generous Boston philanthropist. Ever since that trip, which took me from New York to California to Alabama and back, I have been a confirmed Americophile… [+5194 chars]
Chris Patten
2019-07-31 18:23:07

The rake and the vamp
Chris Brannick posted this photograph of a fan on his Facebook page: Chris invited his Facebook friends to help him figure out what it means, and they offered a lot of suggestions, but nothing conclusive or ultimately satisfying. In the end, they sent out the…
« previous post | Chris Brannick posted this photograph of a fan on his Facebook page: Chris invited his Facebook friends to help him figure out what it means, and they offered a lot of suggestions, but nothing conclusive or ultimately satisfying.  In the … [+5026 chars]
Victor Mair
2019-07-26 19:44:09
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