This is just simply amazing. Check out the hand drawn typographic illustrations by graphic designer Lex Wilson. He truly is one talented fellow. I’ve also included a link to his Bēhance portfolio so you can view more of his astounding work. Also, check out the video below.
Awesome… another printing process we need to learn how to design for! I’ve been wondering what impact 3D Printing would have on our industry and how it could be applied to everyday designs such as books. Here is one great example.
Fonts can be expensive, so if you are on a limited budget (or your client is) there are plenty of high-quality free fonts on the web. Bebas Neue is a great example of this; and, even better, Font Fabric has added four new family members including Thin, Light, Book, and Regular. Sweet! They also have other great free fonts on their site.
I love letterpress printing—bring back the old skool I say! Here are some great examples of what can be done using this traditional process. If you are unsure of the letterpress printing process learn all about it here.
David is a london-based graphic designer who specialises in book design and has created work for major publishers such as Penguin. This interview showcases some of his best designs and I’m sure you will be impressed—as I was! His flickr site has some more great examples to browse through for inspiration.
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