Typography

I’M COMIC SANS, ASSHOLE. by Mike Lacher

This is a hilarious story about Comics Sans, our all beloved font:

Listen up. I know the shit you’ve been saying behind my back. You think I’m stupid. You think I’m immature. You think I’m a malformed, pathetic excuse for a font. Well think again, nerdhole, because I’m Comic Sans, and I’m the best thing to happen to typography since Johannes fucking Gutenberg.

You don’t like that your coworker used me on that note about stealing her yogurt from the break room fridge? You don’t like that I’m all over your sister-in-law’s blog? You don’t like that I’m on the sign for that new Thai place? You think I’m pedestrian and tacky? Guess the fuck what, Picasso. We don’t all have seventy-three weights of stick-up-my-ass Helvetica sitting on our seventeen-inch MacBook Pros. Sorry the entire world can’t all be done in stark Eurotrash Swiss type. Sorry some people like to have fun. Sorry I’m standing in the way of your minimalist Bauhaus-esque fascist snoozefest. Maybe sometime you should take off your black turtleneck, stop compulsively adjusting your Tumblr theme, and lighten the fuck up for once.

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Fine typography from Ben Crick

Cassette typeface

Lampshade typeface

Print typeface
A few words from the artist:

Im a Visual Communications Student Currently In my fourth and final year at the University of Technology Sydney. I love all styles of design, and iv tried my hand at as many of them as I can. I think as a designer it is our job to be able to adapt styles and be as versatile as possible. I like to think of it as developing my bag of tricks

Head over to his portfolio for more beautiful typography.

Handmade fonts

Vladimir Loginov and Maksim Loginov from www.handmadefont.com designed a beautiful and unique set of fonts. Here are a few of my favorites. There are a lot more here if you want to check them out.

Toaster
Toaster font

Handwritten
Handwritten font

Concrete and rock
Concrete and rock font

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