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:
This type Varsity reminds me of tricot numbers, mainly used at soccer / football.
Bodoni in big & bold letters will always be the classic beauty to my eyes.
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.
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.
The absolut evergreen: New York Times
Most of us started writing at school and it looked more or less like this – on the chalk board ;-)
It might be my age... but in my opinion there is nothing more ugly than a stupid scribbling on the wall.
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;
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?
Nothing more flirty like a nice woman handwriting with lipstick on whatever, right?
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.