You are the one
I really like the combined lettering on these Brazilian ads for Feevale University. It’s a shame the final, compiled design is cluttered with extra messaging and branding—which could have been contained within the numeral—but the actual lettering works well with the photography.
typostrate: “You are not another one, you are the one”. Made by Mauricio Thomsen, Art Director from Porto Alegre, Brazil. A perfect example how typography can function within big campaigns and ad commercials.
Simply stunning LEONIDAS watch…
Really nice ‘open heart’ LEONIDAS 25 Jewel Swiss Made automatic watch. Stunning oil paint blue hands which glimmer and almost sparkle when they catch the light. Exhibition back shows off the movement really nicely.
Available from the Gents Things store a little later today.
The Proper Art of Writing (1655)
I stumbled upon these calligraphy examples on The Public Domain Review. They are taken from a 17th Century German book. Some of the characters are so highly decorated aren’t even recognisable anymore.
The volumes’ full title is as extravagant as the examples it shows: The Proper Art of Writing: a compilation of all sorts of capital or initial letters of German, Latin and Italian fonts from different masters of the noble art of writing. See more here
Artist Bridget Riley creates a mural at St Mary’s hospital London.
A pioneer of the Op Art movement, her brand of psychedelic art is the perfect accompaniment for patients on certain types of medication…