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11/12/2013 / Javascript

Created by Jono Brandel, Anitype is a project with a question - "what if letters could move?". Thanks to Javascript, Anitype speaks in code and provides a letter and a sandboxed environment for anyone to tinker and animate characters from the roman ...
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23/10/2013 / Javascript

Created by Andreas Gysin, the project is a micro site for the dark, powerful and loud sound 7” record release by the German artist Novoline. While designing the cover Andreas was asked to leave a tiny white area somewhere on ...
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02/04/2012 / Javascript, WebApp

Couple of months ago Büro Destruct got a call from 'edding' – famous for their permanent markers - and they wanted BD to design a font for them based on the edding 850, their boldest marker. For those that have used ...
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04/10/2011 / Processing

The Frankenfont project by Fanthom (Ben Fry and co) is an edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein laid out using characters and glyphs from PDF documents obtained through internet searches. For each of the 5,483 unique words in the book, the team ran a ...
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02/06/2011 / Processing

Created by Yannick Mathey (byte-foundry), prototyp-0 is an application designed for the drawing of typographical characters. Created using Processing, the application automates the process allowing you to manipulate a large number of character properties in realtime, reflecting on the results and applying it to ...
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01/05/2011 / iOS

Dance Writer is an iPhone/ iPad app by Typotheque that converts text into a choreographed sequence of poses based on the shapes of the letters. You can create your own choreography by typing a message and sharing it via email. Dance Writer premiered as an interactive ...
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02/03/2011 / Flash

Created by Naoki Nishimura, Helvetica Face is a Livetype format font. This new Helvetica family font changes the “typeface” based on the posting of a new “face”. The site allows you to record your face within the font, adjusting the threshold ...
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02/02/2011 / Processing

mis.shap.en.ness are the latest experiments by Reza Ali who we have covered on CAN a number of times in the past. The images below were created with a processing utilizing springs and particles. The program allows you to enter a ...
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13/01/2011 / iOS

Created by Simon Strandgaard, Triangle Draw allows you to draw logos/patterns/typography using only triangles. Within the app you can keep track of all your drawings, export to photo album or by email. Other tools include ability to mirror, offset, flip axis, ...
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27/08/2010 / Events

The London Design Festival has commissioned Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram to design this year's Trafalgar Square installation. From September 16 to 23, their project entitled OUTRACE, will empower the general public to take control of eight industrial robots on loan ...
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07/07/2010 / openFrameworks

Somewhat inspired by the IQ Font, BalletFont is a project to create a typeface "Ligne" from dancer's movements in space. Three versions of software called "Chireo" (chirography + choreography) were developed using openFrameworks. "capture" did the initial motion and video capture. ...
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01/07/2010 / Events, Processing, Profile

We had a pleasure of hearing Craig speak at the recent OFFF conference and thought we'd outline his talk including influences, development and general typography interests he has evolved over the last few years. Interestingly, we do not have many ...
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22/05/2010 / iOS

A simple and beautiful way of note taking on the iPad comes in the form of much loved Helvetica. Designed by cypher13 and built by Rage Digital, HelvetiNote™ offers a refined set of functions specifically intended to optimize iPad ...
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04/05/2010 / Mac

"Happiness Brussels is looking for a graphic designer with taste. Before you send your candidature, please destroy Comic Sans from your computer immediately" says the specially designed site by Happiness Brussels, a Brussels based communication agency. Message is loud and clear..to ...
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11/04/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks

Since the cheesePlotter project (installation), deffekt (Martin Fuchs) has been making further experiments with type using openFrameworks. Latest in the series is nonsenseTypo, a generative font app available for download (mac Only). The application generates ambiguous variations on a letter in ...
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04/03/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks, Sound

Created as the result of Jörg Piringer's ongoing research, abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz is a sound toy and a performance tool. You can play with the letter-creatures and watch and listen how they interact with each other or use them to produce soundscapes ...
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20/02/2010 / Processing

Created by Mary Huang, TYPEFACE is a study of facial recognition and type design, creating a typeface that corresponds to each individual, like a typographic portrait. Somewhat similar to LAIKA project - interactive typeface, the challenge here were the limitations ...
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22/01/2010 / iOS

AsciiMe gives you the ability to create ASCII art on the fly. Using only letters from the alphabet, combined with any picture from your library or that you take with your camera, you can create Ascii interpretation of your picture with ...
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18/12/2009 / Games, iOS

From I Love Typography comes the new Font Game for iPhone & iPod Touch. Think you know your Arial from your Helvetica, your sans from your sans serifs? With three levels of game play from the ease-yourself-in, ‘Somewhat Difficult’ through ...
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03/12/2009 / Inspiration, vvvv

As soon as Rainer Kohlberger heard that the theme for 2009’s biennal stop.spot! festival was «Text and Music» he documented all the Hooklines that suddenly appeared in his head that day and visualized in realtime animated pictures. «Hooks» are those tiny edgy ...
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11/08/2009 / Games, iOS

The very popular free Chase The Dot game for the iPhone, downloaded over 1 million times is back in a revamped edition by the renown Universal Everything. The new edition named "Insane" maintains same simple principles but introduces new elements like the Double ...
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03/08/2009 / Mac, Windows

Word Clock is a free typographic screensaver for Mac OS X and Windows. It displays a fixed list of all numbers and words sufficient to express any possible date and time as a sentence. Word Clock displays time by highlighting ...
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31/07/2009 / Environment, Processing

Fontplore is an interactive application designed for searching and exploring font databases.Fontplore helps you to easily find the right typeface for your project in a collection of several thousands of fonts. It lets you browse, preview, compare and print the ...
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24/07/2009 / iOS

WhatTheFont is an iPhone application and a service provided by myfonts.com. New site, currently in beta has become, for me, first place to go and check out new fonts. WhatTheFont is a service that lets you submit an image of a ...
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22/05/2009 / iOS

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07/11/2008 / WebApp

FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts out of geometrical shapes, arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks using the ‘FontStructor’ font editor. FontStruct can also generate TrueType fonts, ready to use in any Mac or Windows application. You can keep your ...