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Final – Type Specimen Poster

After feedback from the instructor and the students, it was clear for me what changes I needed to make, changes such as font sizes, layout and colors. The pretty happy with the final result for my poster considering it was done with a software I wasn’t familiar with.

Experiment – Illustration

David the table is happy, One: he is a table made from the most solid wood you can find, Two: he can fly to anywhere he wants to, that’s why everyone calls David the flying table. David doesn’t know why he can fly, but he doesn’t care, all other tables look at David wish they can fly too.

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Design – Type Specimen Poster

I have created the main layout and included all the needed elements in my poster, during class we had feedback and comments which were very helpful. so went back to drawing board and edited my designs and did some improvements

Experiment – Otherworldly Creatures

David the table is happy, One: he is a table made from the most solid wood you can find, Two: he can fly to anywhere he wants to, that’s why everyone calls David the flying table. David doesn’t know why he can fly, but he doesn’t care, all other tables look at David wish they can fly too.

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Sketches – Type Specimen Poster

The Sketches phase was a bit tough in the beginning as I’m not used to sketch before I start working on my designs. But as soon as I passed the 5th sketch, new ideas and concepts started to evolve. Which was great. I find that sketching in general will be useful for me to find new ideas before I commit to one idea that usually popups into my head. Will try to get myself used to sketching

Discovery- Type Specimen Poster

Typeface Selections

Roboto

Designed by Christian Robertson, Roboto is a simple and clean typeface that has 4 families with multiple weights, described by google “modern, yet approachable,”

Times New Roman

Described as one of the most familiar and successful typefaces in the world – and has been used for just about every typographic application imaginable.

Manifesto A

Create and design to make the world a better place, design to educate and inspire

Manifesto B

Find solutions to problems, explore and innovate and communicate, and always start fresh and embrace change

Inspiration

Random yet beautiful poster, with a clear focal point created by a bold shape of the letter O.

The combination between the illustration created by type, and large letters and the font information
creates an awesome poster. The designer also did a good job with the poster colors

I love the background colors and the 3d effect created by playing
with shadows and color shades in the poster.

Experiment – Celebrity Portraits

David the table is happy, One: he is a table made from the most solid wood you can find, Two: he can fly to anywhere he wants to, that’s why everyone calls David the flying table. David doesn’t know why he can fly, but he doesn’t care, all other tables look at David wish they can fly too.

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Experiment – Landscape Illustrations

David the table is happy, One: he is a table made from the most solid wood you can find, Two: he can fly to anywhere he wants to, that’s why everyone calls David the flying table. David doesn’t know why he can fly, but he doesn’t care, all other tables look at David wish they can fly too.

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Experiment – Raster Illustrations

David the table is happy, One: he is a table made from the most solid wood you can find, Two: he can fly to anywhere he wants to, that’s why everyone calls David the flying table. David doesn’t know why he can fly, but he doesn’t care, all other tables look at David wish they can fly too.

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Typographic Capsule Library

San Serif

Roboto
Roboto is a neo-grotesque sans-serif typeface family developed by Google as the system font for its mobile operating system Android, and released in 2011

The entire font family has been licensed under the Apache license. In 2014, Roboto was redesigned for Android 5.0 “Lollipop”.

San Francisco
The San Francisco typeface has three main variants: SF for macOS, iOS, and iPadOS; SF Compact for watchOS; and SF Mono for the Terminal, Console, and Xcode applications. Several other variants exist for internal use by Apple.

Helvetica Neue
Helvetica Neue is a reworking of the typeface with a more structurally unified set of heights and widths. Other changes include improved legibility, heavier punctuation marks, and increased spacing in the numbers.

Slab Serif

Nexa Rust
‘Nexa Rust is a rough version of the already popular Nexa and Nexa Slab families with added new matching Nexa Script and Nexa Handmade fonts.

Corduroy
‘Corduroy is a hard working and sturdy slab-serif display font designed to make your headlines stand out and be assertive. Enjoy!’

Aleo
‘Aleo is a contemporary typeface designed by Alessio Laiso as the slab serif companion to the Lato font by Łukasz Dziedzic. Aleo has semi-rounded details and a sleek structure, giving it a strong personality while still keeping readability high. The family comprises six styles: three weights (light, regular and bold) with corresponding true italics.’

Serif

Times New Roman
is a serif typeface designed for use in body text. It was commissioned by the British newspaper The Times in 1931 and conceived by Stanley Morison, the artistic advisor to the British branch of the printing equipment company Monotype, in collaboration with Victor Lardent, a lettering artist in the Times’ advertising department. Although no longer used by The Times, Times New Roman is still very common in book and general printing. It has become one of the most popular and influential typefaces in history and a standard typeface on desktop computers.

Lora Cyrillic
Lora is a well-balanced contemporary serif with roots in calligraphy. It is a text typeface with moderate contrast well suited for body text.

A paragraph set in Lora will make a memorable appearance because of its brushed curves in contrast with driving serifs. The overall typographic voice of Lora perfectly conveys the mood of a modern-day story, or an art essay.
Technically Lora is optimised for screen appearance, and works equally well in print. Designed by Olga Karpushina in 2011.

Abraham Lincoln
Inspired by the proportions of the 16th President of the USA, and advertisements/playbills of the 1800s, Abraham Lincoln is a humanistic display face with moderate contrast and sturdy serifs.

Handwriting

Porcelain
is a hand-lettered, condensed sans serif font. It features a subtle dip-pen texture which can give your design a personal touch, while making it perfect for any projects that need a handwritten feel such as branding projects, logos, wedding designs, social media posts, advertisements, product packaging and designs, labeling, photography, watermark, invitations, stationery, and many more.

Simpletune
This is a delicate new handwritten script font designed to attract modern buyers. It features a casual, modern design with dry brush strokes and a signature style. You can use it for element designs, weddings, events, t-shirts, logos, badges, stickers, and more.

Marhaban
The Marhaban font adds a dash of rhythm and style. It is perfect for logotype, apparel design, letterheads, and many more. In addition, this hand-painted script typeface also has a wide array of alternate styles for ligatures, discretionary ligatures, and an additional swash font. All these features will allow you to custom design projects like lettering or handmade typography in an instant.

Decorative & Display

Farmhand
Designed by Adam Ladd, Farmhand is a dingbat and hand display font family. This typeface has ten styles and was published by Adam Ladd.

Barricada
Barricada is a typeface designed by Elí Castellanos Chávez, and is available for Desktop, Web, App, ePub, and Server.

Amboy
Designed by Jim Parkinson, Amboy is a display sans font family. This typeface has two styles and was published by Parkinson Type Design.