Typostrate

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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. Typostrate is written by and Michael Zeller. Enjoy it!

Deutsch
Typostrate ist eine Seite über Typografie und Design. Hier findet ihr eindrucksvolle Kalligrafie, handgeschriebene Kunstwerke,
Grafik Design Inspirationen, Schildermaler, Buchdruck, Typo Bücher, Specials, wie Typografie Tassen und Shirts, Schriftkünstler und vieles mehr.
Jede Woche zeigen wir Euch Montags typografische Sprichwörter, die Euch einen guten Start in die Woche bereiten sollen, den Video Mittwoch,
der die neusten und bekanntesten Typo Filme beinhaltet, die Freitag gratis Schriftarten, die ihr kostenlos runterladen könnt und
die Wochenend-Inspirationen, bei denen jeder, ob Follower oder Fan seine Arbeiten oder Inspirationen einschicken kann.
Typostrate hat dazu noch einen Facebook Account, mit vielen neuen Inspirationen zu Künstlern und urbaner Typografie,
einen Pinterest Account mit typografischen Themengebieten und einen Instagram Account mit Impressionen während unserer Reisen.
Unserer Mission ist es Euch mitzunehmen auf eine reise durch die Welt der Typografie. Wir glauben, dass Typografie nicht nur
für Spezialisten und Grafikdesigner, als sogenanntes Nischenpodukt gemacht ist, sondern ein eigenständiges und unabhängiges Gebiet darstellt,
dass interessanter sein kann als es auf den ersten Blick scheint. Wir zeigen Euch die Kraft und Leidenschaft von Typografie.
Typostrate ist komplett in englischer Sprache verfasst, da wir international unterwegs sind.
Die Autoren von Typostrate sind Christian Goldemann und Michael Zeller. Viel Spass beim lesen!

Español
Typostrate es una web sobre tipografía y diseño. Aquí encontraréis caligrafía impactante, obras de arte escritas a mano,
inspiraciones sobre diseño gráfico, rotulistas, impresión tipográfica, libros, productos especiales como tazas y camisetas sobre tipografía y
muchas cosas más. Todas las semanas, los Lunes os enseñamos proverbios para que empecéis bien la semana, el Vídeo del Miércoles
contiene los nuevos cortos sobre tipografía más conocidos, el Viernes os podéis descargar tipos de letra gratis y también tenemos
las inspiraciones del fin de semana, a las que cualquiera, sea seguidor o fan, puede enviar sus trabajos o inspiraciones.
Typostrate además tiene una cuenta en Facebook, con inspiraciones de artistas y tipografía urbana, una cuenta en Pinterest
con áreas temáticas sobre tipografía y una cuenta en Instagram con impresiones de nuestros viajes.
Nuestra misión es llevaros con nosotros en nuestro viaje a través del mundo de la tipografía. Creemos, que tipografía no es sólo
para especialistas y diseñadores gráficos, no es un producto nicho, sino un área en si misma, independiente,
que puede ser más interesante de lo que parece a primera vista. Os enseñamos la fuerza y pasión de la tipografía.
Typostrate está escrito completamente en inglés, ya que nuestros temas son de interés internacional.
Los autores de Typostrate son Christian Goldemann y Michael Zeller. ¡Que disfrutéis leyendo!

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Monday typography quotes 50

We are very proud to present you the 50th post of monday quotes. Here are some very interesting quotations from around the world featuring lettering styles, calligraphy artworks and selfmade type. Enjoy it!

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Typostrate Weekend Inspiration 57

Typography could be sometimes a thin line between love and hate. But sometimes it is also not my circus and not my monkeys what others think and say about it. Be patient and watch something beautiful. Therefor we found for you some amazing inspirations this week. Enjoy them!

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

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Friday Free Font 66

Mohave is an all caps display typefaces, built with smooth height and dynamic glyph. This typefaces is designed for large points setting, contains three weights, it’s regular, semi bold, and bold plus italics. Made by Gumpita Rahayu this new version has improved glyph shapes, some difference alternates in the uppercase and lowercase, adding more latin diacritics and punctuation. Mohave Typefaces is perfect for display type such as headlines, poster, title, etc.

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Lettering craft 5

We make, that’s what letterers and typographers do, they make. Every day they practice their skills and style by brushing and drawing new lines to the perfection of their creative expressions. We found one picture showing Paul Renner, the legendary graphic designer drawing a letter. Every charcter began by drawing or lettering, don#t forget that!

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Typostrate video wednesday 45

Have a fantastic day - calligraphy made by hejheidi, Heidi Sørensen from Arhus, Denmark. Written with a nip pen (Brause EF66) and fluent watercolour (Ecoline) this small piece of art made our day! Enjoy it. 

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Typo found on Instagram 37

Although it’s a good morning it feels sometimes like bed time. This is why we have chosen this awesome artwork for the beginning image of our instagram insight of the week. A mixture between light installation, handwritten, graffitti, stamped or printed type. Enjoy it!

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Monday typography quotes 49

Make it happen - because you are able to! Here are our monday quotes that we found for you while searching the web for awesome inspirations. Just be cool, success is not easy and forunte favors the bold. Do your thing and have a nice start in this week!

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Typostrate Weekend Inspiration 56

Learn - is the most important message in life. We learn so many things every day which bring us further or nearer to our aims and results that we expect. All artists shown above had to learn a lot to complete and design these fantastic artworks. Beauty starts within but can be expressed by learning and making. Enjoy these inspirations!

Design is a formal response to a strategic question. ” Mariona Lopez

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Typo Template 14

DIY Decorative Typography Pack

Ready for some tasty new vectors? I wanted to create a package offering everything that I use when I take on custom type projects. This beefy pack includes ornaments, droplets, lacey shapes, floral elements, decorative swirls, curly dividers, frames, ampersands, banners, vector textures, pre-designed typographic templates, catchwords, and more. Everything is crafted by hand, everything is new, and it’s all for your creative pleasure.

The main Features

• Over 115 ‘Unique’ Hand Drawn Vector Elements
• 24 Catchwords in 2 versions
• 5 Hand Drawn Ampersands
• 18 Banners
• 4 Pre-designed typography templates
• 3 BONUS Watercolor Textures

Download the template here »

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Wells Done

The type enthusiast and longboard lover Wells Collins is the man behind these awesome inspirations. Most of the time he spends with webdesign btu in his freetime he likes to write with his hand. His type projects are more than only a freetime activity, they are very professional as we think. What do you think about them? Enjoy them!

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Friday Free Font 65

Novito Nova is made by Nina Z. graphic designer from Saint Petersburg. It’s made for making people happy and that’s also what it expresses handmade, playful and lovely happiness. If you got something to do, someone to love and something to hope or aim for, you have to be happy and than you will love using this font. Enjoy it!

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Just type it

Typography built with wooden slats by Txaber graphic designer and artist from Bilbao. While loving letters and designing characters with new fantastic ideas, he made this wood lettered nike logo sign and a whole alphabet with it. As he says:” Experimentation is a constant in his work.” Enjoy it!

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Lettering craft 4

As our new series lettering craft is a real success, we will continue posting you awesome lettering inspirations form around the world. This time we have some very nice handmade, diy lettering bloggers doing their thing and some ideaful chalk, woodcarved and mug painted typography. The chalk boards from burton were made by Dana Tanamachi, the chalk letterer. Enjoy them!

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Lettersheperd

The Letter Sheperd is a young tumblr creative posting calligraphy on walls, paper and other surfaces. His style is a mixture of black lettering and modern calligraphy art. Drawing with a Pentel parallel pen he is specialized on vintage characters and tries to build out his skillset with it. Enjoy his work!

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Typostrate video wednesday 44

Pokras Lampas from the typographer and designer from Saint Petersburg, Russia is famous for his calligraffitti artworks in female bodies. This time he shows a little insight in his working method. His style is calligraphic and his forms are very fluid. Enjoy this!

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