Typostrate is a site about typography and design. On our site you can explore cool calligraphy stuff, handlettering artworks, graphic design inspirations,
sign painting, letterpress, typo book reviews, specials like typography mugs or shirts, typography artists and much more. Every week we offer you the
monday typography quotes, which give you a good start in the week, the video wednesday, which shows you the latest and most famous typography
films, friday free font, where you can download a font for free and the weekend inspiration, where all followers and fans are invited to send their
inspirations for. Typostrate has also a facebook account, where every day are posted at least three artworks after a special theme, an instagram account
with street typography and inspirations in type and a pinterest account where you can find different typography themes and folders, to get inspired.
You see that our mission is to take everyone on a journey through the world of typography. We believe that typography is not only made for specialists
or as a niche product. Typography is an own unique and independent field, which is much more interesting than it seems. We show you what you can
do with, the passion and power of typography. Enjoy it!
The mission of the signs for the homeless is to raise awareness and help through exchanging hand painted signs, and sharing the narratives of the homeless around thethe world. The project was initiated by Kenji Nakayama & Christopher Hope. They ask the homeles for their background and what theiy aspect of life.
For example Mike aka “The pope Harvard Square” was asked: “How did you become homeless?” He said: “I always did relatively well in life. I was a construction work supervisor. In 2008 I had a mild stroke, and months later was laid off during the economic crash. I have a lot of medical bills, and because I haven’t fully recovered from my stroke, I can’t go back into the construction business again. My health is about 65% back to where it was, and I’m grateful for that. But my poor health hinders me from going back into my trade.”
Giving a communication and a uniqueness a homeless never has in his daily lives with the sign, is an honor we could never imagine. More than money or material things could be, is to be accepted and respected. The simple principles of humanity. We appreciate this project!