Anything Worthwhile Takes Time

Anything Worthwhile Takes Time - student project

Hello there!

I wanted to show you some of my results, as I didn't manage to create all the exercises. But I had a lot of fun doing this two...

 

Find 10 typefaces for 10 words:

Anything Worthwhile Takes Time - image 1 - student projectThis type Varsity reminds me of tricot numbers, mainly used at soccer / football. 

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 Bodoni in big & bold letters will always be the classic beauty to my eyes.

 

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My first reaction to this word was DIN or any other minimal sans type. But, if you think about it from a typographic view, there has never been anything simpler than the good old times, when all you could use was a quill pen, ink and your own handwriting. 

 

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Neon Lights communicate the sometimes funny and beautiful side of “Let´s get loud!” and tent to get a bit too bright at the same time.

 

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The absolut evergreen: New York Times 

 

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Most of us started writing at school and it looked more or less like this on the chalk board ;-)

 

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It might be my age... but in my opinion there is nothing more ugly than a stupid scribbling on the wall.

 

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Well, I am German and this one looks a lot like the most dangerous type ever: Tannenberg, used by the Nazis during world war 2nd for their Propaganda. Looks like high boots... Anyway, this one is Potsdam – as I couldn't find the other one; 

 

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A bit Sci-Ffi, more the dark version of it (dystopia), because it was easier to find a fitting type. Still thinking about a good type for the glossy white Sci-Fi movies, like Oblivion... Any ideas?

 

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Nothing more flirty like a nice woman handwriting with lipstick on whatever, right?

 

Overview:

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Illustrate your favourite quote or lyric through typography:

This quote is from Debbie Millmans talk at the Adobe 99u Conference. If you like to get some inspiration and need a tender loving care, head over to there website: 99u.adobe.com

I wanted it to look like both: Debbie Millman and 99u. 

Debbie Millman illustrates type and likes to use Helvetica. Her style is very special and I tried to create a homage to it. Have a look at her website to be a good judge ;-). She is giving a course here on skillshare, too.   

99u uses the type Utopia and RGBblue. I wrote her name with these elements. 

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