Journal Assignment #1: Cool Typography

An interesting use of type using abstract forms combined with imagery. Image from http://www.hort.org.uk

A classic logo which emphasizes batman’s pointed ears. Image from http://pickt.mickstatham.com

A very minimalistic looking typeface which lets the viewer fill in the blanks. Image from http://felixweigand.com

I like the classic letter press look on this poster reminding us of the tools used before the computer. Image from http://www.designworklife.com

I liked how this design mimics the classic film intros from the 30’s and 40’s and its use of a typeface which may be reminiscent of that era. Image found on http://www.designworklife.com

I found the placement of type on this persons body interesting because it truly makes them look like a human poster. Image found on http://www.jobwouters.com

This theater poster uses some very interesting hand lettering which mimics water color paint where the type becomes an image in itself. Image found on http://www.tnsj.pt

A poster from the classic dadist period of the early 20’s. I like how the type is layered and uses many different typefaces. It’s chaotic, but in an appealing way. Image found on http://www.moma.org/

I thought this was an intersting magazine cover because of its use of abstracted type which still remains legible. Image found on http://cargocollective.com

This type face combines blackletter with flourishes that makes it look like a blackletter script. Image found on http://farm3.static.flickr.com

The design on this bottle reminds of the old labels seen on bottles from the early 20th century. Image found on http://www.designworklife.com

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