typography

History of Helvetica

Ever wonder where & when one of the most well-known typefaces originated? Here's a website that outlines it all; From it's birth to its current day use, here is the History of Helvetica.

If you haven't checked out the documentary, I highly recommend it.


Personalize Your Face with a Typeface

Be the type of person you want to meet.  - Unknown

Glasses, like a well-made hat or watch, are a fashion accessory I think most overlook. Some tend to have a stigma around glasses and don't wear them because of a bad experience wearing them as a kid or they just don't like how they look. Fair enough. But what if I were to tell you that glasses are a pretty neat way to accessorize and showcase your personality. Just like we personalize the things we design with type, we - too - can be personalized with type. I stumbled across a company that actually designs glasses based on some classic typefaces.

Check them out!

Snapshot from the Type.gs website