Tag Archives: typography

Melissa Muñoz  

2018 Project Vision Board   February 6, 2018

2018 is now in full effect and while a considerable portion of my energy these days goes into talking myself off the couch and out of my hooded electric blanket with sleeves, I know deep down that this is going to be an exciting year full of new projects and  opportunities. Yes, it’s time to rally, shake the frost and Continue Reading


Font Fallbacks?   September 8, 2015

  Ever find yourself caught in a font rut? Maybe you have a favorite serif or a fallback slab that tend to repeat throughout your portfolio of work. This could be a sort of comfort zone or perhaps you choose these typefaces time and time again subconsciously. As designers, we all develop personal styles, but it’s always good to keep Continue Reading

Todd Pierce  

The Walmart Logo Looks Oddly Familiar   February 10, 2015

I was recently asked to add the Walmart logo into a design I was working on. Easy enough. However, while placing the logo into layout, I couldn’t help but analyze it. Something about it looked very familiar. No, not because I walk by the popular store everyday, but because something about the font stood out to me. All of a Continue Reading


Will Letter for Lunch   October 16, 2014

Lunch is a good thing. And so is lettering. Put them together and you’ve got a brilliant concept! Well, that’s what we learned from graphic designer Lauren Hom, who is giving the world an artful lesson in bartering. A recent Grub Street article, written by Sierra Tishgart, details Hom’s inspiring method of payment—and it’s filled with delicious design. Read on for the full Grub Street article. Continue Reading

Paul Zdon  

Taking a Closer Look at Typography   August 12, 2014

Being a design student and working designer at the same time means constantly keeping my ears and eyes open for knowledge and inspiration. I’m particularly interested in custom lettering and type design, so it’s no surprise that when TypeCon rolled around this year I jumped at the opportunity to head to Washington, D.C. for a five-day retreat. Wait a minute—what Continue Reading


Just a Taste…of PP&L   January 30, 2014

As Pacific Plug & Liner gears up for the sunshine and warmth of 2014 California Spring Trials, BatesMeron is here in chilly Chicago sketching up a storm and bringing hand-rendered typography to life. Why you ask? Because we’ve been inspired by the colors of California and the Eden of PP&L’s plant inventory. Put that together and you get the beautiful, Continue Reading

Nina Altadonna  

What Is Your Type Saying?   July 23, 2013

Typefaces. Fonts. Character style. I have to say, as a writer, I have a profound love for not only what words say but also how they look. You can’t blame me though. With so many different fonts and type characteristics to choose from, I just want the meaning of my words to have some extra support from their appearance. For Continue Reading