September 26, 2016

In case you’ve ever wondered about comic book lettering and the ‘comic book font’.

Typography is certainly an interest of mine. A pet peeve when I used to work as a graphic designer would be the inevitable ‘can you send me the font’ after I’d put together some hand-drawn lettering. And even when I had used a commercial font in some logo design the insistence of colleagues that *everything* related to that brand be written in that font (no matter how ill suited) drove me nuts.

I also love the word letterers (see also slaverers).


May 11, 2015


December 19, 2014


Some fun type based on a certain view of Mt Fuji.


August 31, 2014

I do love a good book cover and this Frankenstein cover by Maciej Rataski¬†does it for me. The double e in Shelley is a little lost but otherwise I’m a fan.


As part of the same series there are covers for Dracula or Dorian Gray, but Frankenstein is definitely the pick of the bunch.

(via thisisnthappiness)

We are a Fortune 500 Company, not a Lemonade Stand

July 21, 2010


(via Laughing Squid)

PotW – 13/3/09

March 13, 2009