Archive for 'typography'
Pancake Lettering

Pancake Lettering

Posted 22 October 2009 | By | Categories: ask emily, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, love, passions, typography, video | No Comments

Three great obsessions taste great together: pancakes, lettering and photographing your food!

New Zealand Types

New Zealand Types

Posted 17 August 2009 | By | Categories: art, branding, creativity, culture, design, new zealand, observations, typography | 1 Comment

Last weekend I stumbled on Helvetiki, this witty marriage of the ubiquitous hei-tiki of New Zealand and Helvetica of the world by Matthew Moriarty at Crawlspace gallery.

Furniture Typeface

Furniture Typeface

Posted 20 May 2009 | By | Categories: creativity, design, furniture, typography | No Comments

Furniture Typeface by Cody Haltom, created for High Fashion Home in Houston.

Wild Thymes, Honey

Wild Thymes, Honey

Posted 06 May 2009 | By | Categories: activism, animals, better world, branding, consciousness, consumerism, emily approved, environment, flowers, food, gardening, happiness, health, interconnected, product review, retail, science, senses, shopping, sustainability, taste, typography | No Comments

I’ve been seduced by a terroirist network known as New Zealand Artisan Honey, made up of passionate beekeepers producing honeys in small, quality batches from specific varietal sources among some of New Zealand’s most spectactular locations.

links for 2008-02-22: Design to Inspire

links for 2008-02-22: Design to Inspire

Posted 22 February 2008 | By | Categories: animals, art, creativity, culture, design, furniture, links, shopping, technology, typography | No Comments

More images of the show . (tags: moma art patterns scale nano informationvisualization technology ) Gotham » A Font We Can Believe In Obama’s main “change” banner font is Gotham, designed by Hoefler & Frere-Jones for GQ to be something that would look fresh, yet established, to have a credible voice to it. … Mission accomplish (tags: typography politics obama gotham fonts typeface ) Endemic – New Zealand Design Store online outpost of devonport, auckland, nz based Endemic, devoted to artist and designer made fashion, publications, art toys and a wide range of playful imaginings. (tags: playful design creative shopping newzealand endemic artbooks )

links for 2008-02-21: girls love fonts

links for 2008-02-21: girls love fonts

Posted 21 February 2008 | By | Categories: creativity, culture, design, emily approved, links, passions, technology, typography, webstuff, women | No Comments

Polymorphous Perversity I can’t help getting excited about FF Polymorph. This new typeface family by Stefanie Schwarz is inspired by characters from languages around the world. It morphs into 4 styles: decoration, serif, loop and interrupution and also 4 directions: north, south, east, west. Check out also detailed PDF of features and possibilities of Polymorph. […]

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

Posted 06 December 2007 | By | Categories: better world, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, environment, food, happiness, health, marketing, passions, product review, senses, sustainability, taste, travel, typography | 1 Comment

I love bubbly beverages: Champagne and sparkling water are always my drinks of choice. Among the sparklers, Antipodes stands out. Coming from a deep natural aquifer to the surface in Whakatane, New Zealand, Antipodes has real mouth appeal. It’s less aggressively carbonated than my usual brew, San Pellegrino, and it’s easy on the eyes too. […]

Loving Words

Loving Words

Posted 06 November 2007 | By | Categories: art, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, happiness, love, typography, video, webstuff | No Comments

“Lower Case N, Standing on a Hill,” from classic Sesame Street My day started off with some of the brilliant skits and songs that instilled in me an early and abiding love for letters, letterforms and language: Lower-case N, Standing on a Hill from Sesame Street, Easy Reader and the Adventures of Letterman from Electric […]

links for 2007-11-01: Looking at Things Differently

links for 2007-11-01: Looking at Things Differently

Posted 01 November 2007 | By | Categories: consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, funny, happiness, links, observations, photography, Product, product review, technology, typography, video | No Comments

Eye-Fi Wireless Camera 2GB SD Memory Card This is brilliant – a 2GB SD card for your camera that automagically uploads images to flickr (and many more services) when on a wifi network. (Thanks Photojojo!) (tags: photography wifi wireless camera cool gadgets flickr mobile photo technology) Undercover Jun Takashi’s Brain Bag Definitely my it-bag for […]

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

Posted 26 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, funny, happiness, love, music, nyc, people, product review, typography, women | 1 Comment

Mocha cream cake from Maira Kalman’s mother’s bakery on Johnson Avenue in Riverdale, NY (see p.246-247), served at a celebration for the release of The Principles of Uncertainty at the NYPL. Do you engage with pleasure, curiosity, fun and celebration (with time for naps) in the face of the tragedy of the day? Do you […]

Love Letters from Argentina

Love Letters from Argentina

Posted 26 October 2007 | By | Categories: advertising, animals, art, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, love, typography | 1 Comment

On almost every street I walked down in Buenos Aires, I fell in love with the handpainted signs and lettering.Alejandro Paul, through Veer, Umbrella type, teaches design captures the best of the Porteno energy.

Michael Bierut: My Life as a Font

Posted 03 February 2007 | By | Categories: creativity, culture, design, events, typography | No Comments

Small Talk No. 6 Michael Bierut: My Life as a Font Tuesday 13 March 2007 Bumble and bumble, 3rd floor auditorium 415 West 13th Street Between Ninth Avenue & Washington Street 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. Wine & hors d’oeuvres reception 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Presentation Small Talks are intimate evenings featuring presentations by speakers who […]

links for 2006-08-05

Posted 05 August 2006 | By | Categories: culture, design, emily approved, fashion, happiness, interconnected, links, love, senses, shopping, taste, typography | No Comments

Love Made Visible blog highlighting beautfiul things and priya’s exquisite taste in design (tags: design blog fashion art shopping style trends) OrangeBeautiful lovely letterpress and bookbinding (tags: stationery letterpress paper invitations design print) SCENT of Colors japanese photo blog organized by colors, mostly floral and botanical (tags: pictures flowers colors photoblog blog plants images photography)