Type+Place: A Free Font Inspired by Ireland
I’ve been working on a few projects lately where I would love to use a Celtic inspired font. In the spirit of creating something everyday, instead of downloading one of the many on the internet, I decided to create my own. The wide lettering and calligraphic elements were fun to draw. Below is a sample of the font I created used in a famous Irish toast. Such a wonderful saying! Here is a sample of the font. Feel free to download it on iFontMaker’s website and be sure to use it on for your next Irish inspired project.
Type + Place: A Free Font Inspired by the Amazon – Amazonía
I’m so glad hand lettering is in fashion these days! I am definitely smitten by the trend. So much so that, as part of my New Years resolution to create something every day, I’ve chosen to devote Wednesdays to typography. Today, as a fun exercise, I chose to make a font inspired by a location. Randomly, I pointed to a world map and landed on the Amazon in Brazil. Imagery of this wild and beautiful location flew through my head – from soaring trees and dense rain forests to tribal tattoos and exotic bird feathers. Using the app (on my iPad) called iFontMaker, I hand drew the upper case letters to this font below.…