Inspired by toys like Lego or Meccano, the Q Project lets the user play with letters endlessly. Digital of course as well as analogue with those beautiful physical drafting templates! Its a game-like type system designed by Peter Biľak from Typotheque. Try this!
How to visualise emotions with a simple form. Like this!
Wake up the composer in you and create your own music with this beautiful visual music Doodle of Google!
Imagine, you search your way on a real paper map and you find there a fish, a hiker or a bear. It’s possible! Cartographers hide drawings on official Swiss maps. Read the story here.
I love looking at time-lapse-lettering: to hand-letter a lunch menu in only a few seconds is just… nice.
These are bizarre times. Corona stops the world turning economically and socially. But in case you have some spare time, try this: copy a famous painting with three objects from your home. it’s plainly hilarious.
How to catch ballet movement in lines. Like this!
At the entrance of Taalunie (Dutch Language Union) is a wall image of words which I made a few years ago. Every employee may choose a word, which I draw on the wall. And this time I could add ‘kansen’ (which means opportunities in Dutch).
We are surrounded by types, the words on signs, buses, shops and documents which guide us through our lives. Two types in particular are regarded as the faces of Britain – Johnston and Gill Sans. Their story is told by typeface expert Mark Ovenden. Fascinating history of the two most common type faces in Britain.