Tom Anders Watkins has created this free font that he has called ‘Argon’, a free download is available but if you are interested in buying the full download it is only $8. To download, simply click one of the links at the bottom of the article. Argon is a unique typeface with a sporty, modern, adventurous edge. Each letter is a solved three-line thick puzzle that took me many months to put together. Hopefully you enjoy the result!
Soda Fountain is a free typeface that will make any of your designs burst with flavor. After a year of creating and refining (and procrastinating), I have finished my very first typeface. I’ve loved typography since I was a little kid. I used to pick fonts out for my dad to use in his projects. It only seemed right that now, after becoming a larger child, that I make my own typeface. The 1950’s have always been my favorite era of design. There was a certain essence that design had then …
Whether I'm working on a new project or not, every morning I feast my eyes on some of the most inspirational art and design projects I can get my digital hands on. It flicks my switch of creativity and puts me in a great mood for the rest of the day. Rather than only compiling the work of one artist for an article on Inspiration Hut, I'm going to make a conscious effort to document my findings in whatever form they come in. Today, it's handcrafted lettering. If you would like to suggest or submit your …
This collection of creative typography and illustrations come from the Fifty and Fifty project, curated by Dan Cassaro. The project attempts to construct a handsome new way of looking at our country (United States). Fifty designers, one per state; have illustrated their state motto by creating something steeped in history but completely modern and unique; a kind of designer's atlas. A mighty fine collection of creative typography!
The stunning wedding invitation design that I have featured below is by multidisciplinary designer Caitlin Workman, the collection features; event invitations, reception card, stamp, plus original RSVP design. Caitlin is based in Kansas City, Missouri and has an online Society6 store that you can check out via her website. Attributes of this system include whimsy, timelessness and rustic elements from the wedding theme. Detailed art deco line work was used to create a pattern resembling wedding gown lace. Tone on tone colors and brown paper palette complement a handcrafted, romantic setting. Gold metallic ink …
The Roderick Font family. A clean, hand drawn, textured, sans-serif, sans family of fonts. That's right, with this family we've ticked all the boxes. In total there are 4 fonts available for a great price of $15 – $10 on sale! (Roderick, Roderick Sketch, Roderick Sans, Roderick Sans Sketch) or $10/pair ($6 on sale!). Roderick is a very versatile font that can be used for pretty much everything your creative heart desires, from paragraphs to headlines and from logos to advertising. We have great faith in the future success of Roderick.
Lucas Reis is an art director based in Brazil and his invention entitled "The Bible of Barbecue" was released in March 2014 and delivered to master barbecue chefs, a simplified version will be for sale in selected bookstores in brazil. I highly recommend checking out the video below! Tramontina — The Bible of Barbecue, a beautiful book that you can keep on your shelf or tear to pieces to make the perfect barbecue.
Cameron Moll, widely known for his recreations of iconic structures with type has recently finished his latest masterpiece of the Brooklyn Bridge. Previous to this he created the Salt Lake Temple and the Colosseo – both of which are also very impressive. To fund the project Cameron launched a Kickstarter project which was successfuly funded on November 9th 2013. The budget he needed was $10,000, but by the end of the campaign he received $64,000!
Being a font designer and general typography lover, it baffles me how I've never come across the incredible hand lettering work of Raul Alejandro before today. His work is so crisp, so creative and full of life! For example; the 'letter C' piece directly below is probably the best drawn letter C I've ever seen. I encourage you to see the rest of his work on his portfolio, or hit him up on instagram (@draw_ul)
This sculpted alphabet was created by Foreal, a design company based in Germany and founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster. They had a goal, and that was to create the whole alphabet, coming up with new ways of how type can be built and seen. Check out Foreal's Facebook Page to keep updated with their projects. New tools, new playgrounds. One single rule: Choose a letter and sculpt it! Maxon gave us it's new sculpting tools with the last releases of Cinema 4D.
Inspiration Hut have been designing and selling handcrafted fonts for several months now (see our collection here) and our primary aim is to keep bringing you fresh, in-trend fontfaces accompanied with a variety of resources at affordable prices. So far we have a collection of fonts that we are very happy with, and the next step (other than to create more fonts) is to build on the various favorites. Our plan is to create symbol / ornament fonts that compliment the selected product perfectly. We have started with Allister – let us know what …
Ben Johnston has put together a group of his hand-drawn lettering and typography pieces from the past year. He is a self-taught designer, letterer & illustrator currently based in Toronto with clients such as; GM Motors, Disney and Audi.
Violaine and Jeremy is a graphic arts studio from France with a portfolio full of beautifully detailed illustrations and designs for a variety of clients. This particular project seems to be a personal project by Violaine and Jeremy and includes a few letters of the alphabet delicately decorated with a tropical theme. From the details to the composition, each letter is as perfect as the prior. A true reflection of their craftsmanship.
Risa Rodil is a 20 year old designer and illustrator from Manila, she specialises in graphic design, illustration and typography. I have featured her hand lettering, but if you want to see any of her illustrations, book covers or any other work then check out her site. Risa also sells some of her work on society6, check it out via her website.
Multi-disciplinary Studio ILOVEDUST have been working with the guys over at Boneshaker Choppers to create their very own Cafe Racer which celebrates 10 years of ilovedust. I have included a short video at the bottom of this article, be sure to check it out! All over hand painted illustrations and typography combined with the incredible craftsmanship that's gone into the fuel tank, tail piece and custom exhaust is what makes this one black behemoth of an iron head.
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