Handmade Typography

The art and technique of arranging type in oder to make language visible.

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I’m slowing learning how important TYPOGRAPHY is. After learning more about ‘type treatment’ in our typography class I’m growing a huge appreciation for type done well. With so many elements to keep in mind like tracking, kerning, line length, leading
 
and etc..

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The By & By from Dana Tanamachi on Vimeo.

Dana Tanamachi // Dana Tanamachi is a Texas-bred, Brooklyn-based graphic designer and letterer who enjoys living a quiet life and working with her hands. She currently spends her days creating large-scale typographic installations in chalk and has been commissioned by clients such as Rugby Ralph Lauren, The Ace Hotel, West Elm, and Bloomingdale’s.

Handmade Typography gives a design a more personal touch and makes the design appear friendlier. You find handmade typefaces on organic or personal products where an emotional connection is needed.

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Bob Dylan Subterranean Homesick Blues – A HAND LETTERING EXPERIENCE from Leandro Senna on Vimeo.

Leandro Senna created this short film with hand-made type inspired by Bob Dylan’s video for ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’.

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