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Animal alphabet

Made by Marcus Reed, graphic designer from London, UK had the idea to make an illustrated animal alphabet for kids. As an ongoing illustration project involving animals forming the letter shapes, this project is designed with the love for the detail. Enjoy it! 

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Otl Aicher, Poster & Flyer for Volkshochschule, adult evening classes, 1953-56. Ulm, Germany.Via Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

Together with his wife Inge, the sister of Sophie and Hans Scholl, Otl Aicher founded the school (for democratic education) in 1946. He designed a square format for the courses and a long size for the special Thursday talks Donnerstagsvortrag. 

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Grandmother Tips

As every grandmother has some very good life advices and tips for hard situations so has the grannie of Chacho Puebla, typographer from Madrid, Spain. Hey says:“When you´re younger you think you´ll never fall into that same kind of discourse, until you find yourself talking about stupid (cliché) stuff with your kid, about how important school is and if you don´t have a degree you´re nobody.” The images and typography show what we maybe say to our grandchildren later on. Don’t forget: Don’t trust anyone who is using Xing as Social Media!“ Enjoy them…

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Monday typography quotes 46

Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. With this quote our week starts again. The monday quotes should guide you through the week and give you some advice in situations, you are down and try to find some answers. Enjoy them and have a good start!

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Gebrauchsgraphik, published 1924 - 44. Germany. See more covers: designers-books.

The monthly publication was one of the first-generation graphic design magazines in Europe. Following the poster movement and typographic reforms associated with German Jugendstil, it developed them in new directions. Soon the magazine was in german and english. 1950 the title was revitalised under the same name and later relaunched as Novum.

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The Vector Penman

Coming from Honolulu, USA C.Lee is real lettering expert. His ambition to music, poetry, alphabets and ornamental type is astonishing. Doing works in his own typography language with curvy lines and elegant forms, he supports the very character of each word. Enjoy it! 

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