We’re used to seeing fonts like Times New Roman and Helvetica on our high streets, but on the streets of India, charming home-grown custom lettering is commonplace. To give an example, typeface and graphic designer Pooja Saxena noticed a wooden sign advertising Bentex watches. The letter ‘B’ on it featured multiple curves, along with an.
As a divided city for much of the latter half of the 20th Century, Berlin has a distinct style, and this also applies to the typography of its signage. Today, though, it’s a city that’s transforming rapidly. Its economy is booming, and its property market is currently the fastest growing in the world. In an.
If you have ever waited for a bus and don’t know the right number, you have probably strained to read the destination displayed on incoming buses before hailing them. A Canadian bus company in Ottawa has started using a simple way to alleviate this, though, by switching its LED destination signs
Perhaps best known for the iconic cover of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, Sir Peter Blake has had an impressive career. Now aged 85, a new body of his work entitled Dazzle Alphabet has been put on display at the Bohun Gallery of Henley-on-Thames. Each piece in the work focuses on.
The term “supergraphics” is generally used to label typography and other wall art intended for walls and other large-scale surfaces, a practice that is being increasingly used in recent years. These grand designs can be used to guide people around complex transport systems, such as Lance Wyman’s wayfinding system for Mexico City’s metro network, or.