Just a few weeks ago, The Type Directors Club declared Red Peak a Communications Winner for the clever mailer (shown above on top) created for Lisa Sanders Public Relations. Soon thereafter, the Art Directors Club awarded Red Peak a Bronze for the Free Arts identity system (stationary pictured below), launched in November of 2013 to great acclaim.
After Comic Sans was used to announce the biggest scientific discovery in the last 50 years, we were worried the goofy font was having some sort of renaissance.
Artist Oleg Tarasov has put these fears to rest however, proving just how kid-like the font comes off by retooling famous logos in the Comic Sans style. Sleek loses its sexy and swoosh becomes silly- check out the whole collection here for more evidence.
Fontly is a new app which preserves typographical treasures. Explore nearby examples of gorgeous signage or add photos of your own to the collective map. The goal of the app is to highlight and preserve typography in the world around us.
The official Rio 2016 Olympics typeface has been released. The range of curves in the 5448 characters were inspired by the ‘joyfulness of the Brazilian people’ as well as various landmarks of the Olympic city including the Rock de Gavea and Christ the Redeemer. The informal and seemingly spontaneous nature of the type is a departure from the geometric focus of the upcoming London games.
Christopher Labrooy is inspired by the iconic style features of renown architects such as Tadao Ando, Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid. Applying this inspiration to his 3D typography results in mini environments that we’d LOVE to walk around in. http://bit.ly/wwDd4U