Niels "Shoe" Meulman "Unism" @ White Walls, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 03, 2013
White Walls is pleased to present Unism, the latest solo show by internationally acclaimed Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulmam, opening July 6, 2013 from 7-11pm. The exhibition will be on view through August 10, 2013 and is free and open to the public. After he coined the term Calligraffiti to describe his work in 2007, artist Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman (Amsterdam, 1967) returns to San Francisco with a new phrase and eponymous exhibition: Unism (pronounced un-ism, not u-nism).

Baroque Typeforms, circa 1600s

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 20, 2013
These gorgeously ornate letterforms were designed in the mid-1600s by the Polish goldsmith, Jan Christian Bierpfaff in the 1600's. He apprenticed with the Mackensen family of metalworkers in Cracow who introduced the Dutch auricular style of ornament into the Polish gold and silver workshops.

ABCD....

Erotica // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
A new well-endowed font for the sexually inclined out there from the talented illustrator and animator, Rezatron. If you just can't get enough of his ABCDicks there's an archival giclee print available as well!

Illustrated Plant Alphabet

Illustration // Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Gorgeously illustrated typeface based on flora and fauna by New York based creative Sasha Prood. I love a good hand drawn font, credit well deserved. x

Fluid Letter Experiment by Skyrill

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 21, 2011
What would it look like if you splashed some liquid and captured it frozen in the shape of a letter? Well, that is the simplistic version of what Skyrill, in a studio in Bahrain, has done. The question is: imagine the laws of physics were redefined and liquid could move into shapes and then become frozen midair into a solid structure?

Liquid Typography by Ruslan Khasanov

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Russian illustrator and graphic designer, Ruslan Khasanov, just created a new "liquid" type using ink and water, calling it "Au Revoir Type." Just a little ink and water, pour onto paper, and make an incredibly difficult type. . .

MoMA Acquires 23 Digital Typefaces for its Architecture and Design Collection

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 30, 2011
The Museum of Modern Art can be considered a titan of industry, a tycoon of art collecting. The MoMA has stepped out of their usual barrage of mediums with their latest acquisition, they have just added to their stellar permanent collection 23 Typefaces. More information after the jump . . .

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