This Artist Draws Using Only Letters and Numbers on Old Typewriters

It started in 2014 with the purchase of a vintage 1956 Oliver Courier typewriter. Now 7 years, 35 typewriters, and nearly 100 works of art later, James Cook is a bonafide typewriter artist. Continue reading »

“Graphemic Synesthesia”: Artist Duo Spent 2 Years Photographing ‘Colored’ Letters To Show How They See Them

According to fine art photographer Dasha Pears: “Anna is red, and Mary is deep dark blue. Since I was a kid, I found it very easy to remember people’s names and was very surprised when others had problems with it. Just because each name has always had a specific color, usually the color of its initial. Continue reading »

A Typographic Scarf Made With Letters From The Helvetica Typeface

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Hong Kong-based creative studio Little Factory has created a striking scarf that is made with letters from the popular Helvetica typeface. Influenced by traditional Chinese paper-cutting techniques and modern type design, the Helvetica Scarf is made by arranging random letters in an interlocking pattern, which is then laser-cut into a piece of micro-fiber suede material. Continue reading »

Letters A, O, B Go Missing Around London To Encourage Blood Donation

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Letters are going missing across London to highlight the need for more new blood donors. Continue reading »

Design Agency Made Giant Mirror Letters In San Francisco To Show That Design Is All Around Us

Character is a San Francisco-based branding and design agency with a passion for launching, rejuvenating and propelling brands. Our goal is to create lasting and meaningful relationships between our client’s brand and their audience through smart thinking and thoughtful design. We aim to do this by crafting stories that touch people on a personal level, sparking a change in their everyday behavior.

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We at Character developed “Look Closer”, the campaign for the 2015 edition of San Francisco Design Week. Continue reading »