The use of people’s body as a display medium in exchange for money has been a fairly common vision in the streets of London for almost two hundred years. One of the only work prospects for non-English speakers involves standing on a busy street while holding printed advertising at the end of a stick or wearing it on boards around their neck, a position known as human billboard). Using the human...
Balenciaga fall 2010
These pieces were designed by fashion designer Nicolas Ghesquiere. The combinatios of fabrics patched together in shapes, vibrant colors and nonetheless typography!According to millionlooks.com when creating the range Nicolas Ghesquière was inspired by things that are far from the fashion world. These include: cosmonauts and seventies Formica, packaging and food boxes, synthetic foam and...
Mac MAKE^ Typography
“Type design is one of the most visible and widespread forms of graphic expression in daily life. It is still not noticed by all readers of newspapers, magazines or books. Nevertheless letter forms reflect the style of a period, and its cultural background. We are surrounded by them everywhere.” -Hermann Zapf German Typographer 1918 – present M•A•C Cosmetics Presents: Typography Makeup was the...
Ampersand Magalie Coulombe-Noël
Magalie Coulombe-Noël, A graphic designer/fashion designer made this dress on the inspiration of ampersands. According to the artist,The particuliarité of this dress is in the realization of the matter textile, created in parrallèle with the development of the technical employer of the dress. the motives printed on the first matter was realized to obtain a continuous motive once the numerous...
Walk with Typofiles
Discovering from a blog I had so happen to run upon were these awesome one of a kind pantyhose that I would love to sport. They are called punctuation pantyhose. So happen they were from one of the websites I love to shop on “American Apparel”. Know I usually post items that are made by graphic designers but these were an exception that I had to share!
Ringling of School Art and Design, Heidi Elizabeth Rodriguez, Graphic Designer created this beautiful paper dress. It looks like it was made out of a certain type of bridal packaging looking at the details of the dress with the print content still on it between the seams. Looking at her collection of works is very inspiring she has tapestries, paper ties, holiday cards and etc. It seems she has...
Designer Johnson Hartig of fashion label, Libertine presented these beautiful pieces in his spring/summer collection 2010. His expression through libertine led him to great success using and revolutionizing graphics, typography, deconstruction of the classic and recycled clothing. From head to toe the models are cover with his amazing designs
”DHL – the perfect fit for the fashion world“
Bringing Packaging to a whole new level for typography using the motto of the company DHL “The Perfect fit for the fashion world” they used there logo and packaging to create a masterpiece.There task was to create an international campaign that emphasises DHL’s competence in the fashion industry. To communicate (which is the job to all typographers) the close connection between DHL...
Typographic artist Ebon Heath knows how to use text in interesting and unexpected ways, but now the artist has teamed with jewelry designer Mona Ibrahim that brings the beauty of Heath’s text to fashion. The Stero.type collection from Ebon Heath and Mona Ibrahim is a group of big, chunky jewelry. Some of the pieces look like bars of music that twist around the body. It’s a beautiful...
“Eyelash Typeface” by graphic designer Amitis Pahlevan’s out of individual lashes to create this Haute Couture typeface. Each letter in the alphabet is constructed in close detail for a finished piece that is well executed. I can’t imagine how long it took Pahlevan to finish the alphabet for ‘Eyelash Typeface,’ but the results are stunning. Amitis Pahlevan is a graphic artist who...
The New Way For Posters
modefabriek business-to business tradeshow for labels that distinguish themselves by uniqueness. And there approach on advertisement for the poster shows there individuality from other companys. I enjoy looking at there work.
D&G + Fashion + Typography = One Hell of a Show
This runway truly shows type as image in the way how the type is treated on the garments using different weights and different typefaces. As you may know Dolce & Gabbana uses futura S H light for there logo. But in there pieces there are different typefaces some are serif and other or san serif. Also the vibrant palette of colors just brings it to a whole another level.
Red Bottom Shoes goes Typographic
Christian Louboutin aka “Red Bottom Shoes” the hottest shoe that any woman would want went typographic. The shoe was called Let me tell you which I think is written in french since that is wear the Designer is from. The cool shoe uses like a handwritten kind of typeface.
Anna Piercy’s “Random” UCA Epsom graduate collection, 2010 This fashion show was to showcase a word that is widely used by many people Randomness She Design it each piece according to the letter form and paying a lot of details to the M dress which has all the letters in the alphabet within the M that shapes the model shouders and chest I thought that this “Random” Fashion...
Type Your Dress
This Dress I ran upon is by Fashion Designer Paco Rabanne. He is known for using metal pieces to create his master pieces. This Type dress is apart of his collection in Feb 1966. According to informat.com “12 experimental and unwearable dresses in contemporary materials”, a collection title. Rhodoid and metal, clips and soldered material, and black fashion models dancing to the...
Dress Evans & Wong (French, founded 1993) Date: 1996 Culture: French Medium: Ultrasuede (viscose, cotton) Dimensions: Length at CB: 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm)
Alt for damene A woman magazine in Norwegian Created a page spread that theme was “stories that stay with you after you have finished reading”. The idea and manipulation putting this spread together was an amazing idea. And you can tell from the sketches and process it prolly took a little more time to do. Credits: Advertising Agency: Kitchen, Oslo, Norway Art Directors: Ole Henrik...
Wear Your Type
These are Laser cut scarfs made from microfiber suede, which microfiber can be used on all types of clothing especially women clothing and shoes like winter boots. They are made by a company called Little Factory from Hong Kong. These collection of scarfs comes in lowercase, uppercase and numbers. However I think the same typeface for all three collections.
A Girl's Best Friend MAC Makeup
I love how there so much movement in the ampersand the type within is treated so nicely within it just to think someone probably did this by hand makes me wish this was an actual typeface I could play with.
Speaking With Your Body
As I was searching for typographic wear I ran across these dresses on someone else’s blog. And digging a little more on google I found out the designer is Isabele Truniger. The Designs are using the alphabet letters that can be worn. Using E, A, as seen in the picture also L V T I & C. According to the artist the clothing were laid out horizontally, correspond exactly with the letters...
Font Face →
What type or you? Are you A Baskerville kind of girl/guy or you a Cooper Black...
What Is Fashion?
What is Type Fashion A trend. B .Lifestyle. C. Behavior. There is NO OneWay sign to direct it. Fashion is whatever you make it to be. Fashion is used to describe individuals’ personality, style, and character. Designers everywhere describe fashion in there own way. There is no right or wrong way. Everywhere you are is inspirations by anything around you from the big and obvious to...