just monkeying around…

by RaShell on 2009-03-16

As much as I like computer fonts, there’s something absolutely magical (for me, at least) in hand-written letters. No two are alike, and when there’s a whole alphabet it’s like a neat collection, herbarium of sorts. But instead of dried flowers, letter specimens bloom on the page.
From the Ornamental Typography of the days past to the contemporary digital artists and crafts people… I admire everybody who “plays with their letters.”
Awesome Illustrator and blogger Jessica Gonacha has one in her shop:

Here’s a happy alphabet @ Caroline et GĂ©raldine

Estonia based Band of Brothers Loginov, aka design firm Hand Made Font specialize on just that – hand made (out of any imaginable material, literally) fonts. But that doesn’t mean that pen and paper are out of style:

Doodlage’s dear friend Sue Doodles is working on the hand-doodled alphabet, one letter at a time:

Wonderful, talented Gemma Correll seems to know her ABCs… or at least As, Bs, Cs, Ds, Es and Fs:

And for dessert, this hand-made little movie featuring an amazing hand-cut alphabet book:

March 16th, 2009 at 2:29 pm
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