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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Typo found on Instagram 44

Shine - simply do it. Here are the best and most interesting inspirations we found on instagram during our week of research and type hunting. These artworks are from artists around the world ready to be discovered by you. Share them with us.

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Monday typography quotes 55

OMG - here are the best quotations we found this week for you. Failure is success in process, so keep up your training, practices and things and go out to create something big. You are holding the future in yor hands, do something with it.

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Brushpen Styles

Amazing brushpen styles mad eby Voltio Studio from London. Three friends with three characteristics - Ink, brushes and strength find theirselfes in a constant evolution, where the different curiosities and interests of each of them, come together to create a unique blend for each of its projects, which came from places like Spain, Canada, USA, UK or South America. Enjoy their work.

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Friday Free Font 71

Today we have a special font for you called Ryman Eco and designed by Dan Rhatigan. The Ryman Eco is so economic that you can save more than 30% of the print costs. But why did he created this font.

A 14 year old pupil has calculated that with the Garamond Font instead of times the US government would save more than 467 million dollars per year. At the end John Brownlee from Factordesign unmasked this nonsense.

The typography society has diverse opinions aboput Ryman Eco. But the fact is that it’s perfectly made PR and marketing. Enjoy it and use it if you want to, because it’s free.

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Burberry Types

This is really a case of personal flavour but we found that this is a nice case for typography used in fashion. Burberry jazzed up their men’s spring 2015 line inspired by the collection “Books Covers and Bruce Chatwin”. Maybe this gonna be a break through in the mostly classical stylish past of Burberry. Enjoy it anyway!

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Typo found on Instagram 43

Show love - That’s our main message this week, when it comes to the newest instagram inspirations. There are a lot of designers and undiscovered type talents out there who show their work everyone who follows instagram but nowhere else. So we try to find out these special persons and artworks to show you.

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Book Type

Made by Isaac Salazar, book artist located in Artesia, New Mexico. He likes to take a book that would otherwise end up in a landfill and turn it into art. He rarely uses new books, unless commissioned to. He likes to watch Planet Green, and is into alternative energy, recycling and repurposing which provides him a sense of satisfaction that his art can contribute to reducing waste.

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Monday typography quotes 54

Stay alright, live, work and create - These are the main advices we have to you this week. Think and be positive because the best dreams happen to people who are awake and face their reality. Enjoy your week and have a good start.

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Typostrate Weekend Inspiration 61

Athletics with pencil and brush, that’s what these artists do all day and night to celebrate their creativity and we celebrate it with the world. Thanks for sending us so much awesome inspirations. Our submit function has an error but as we said till the end of this year we do something new and even bigger. First of all enjoy your sunday and be inspired.

A man who would letterspace lower case would steal sheep. ” Frederic Goudy

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Newspaper Art

Ines Kouidis, artist from Berlin was always fascinated by movies and stars. Rock and Popstars, Fashion Icons, peoples which have a certain character and a kind of magic are subject of her artworks. Old newspapers, glossy magazines, posters and paper of any kind are my colors,her source. “
Each portrait is a journey of discovery. The paper is like a witness. Even the smallest scrap of paper tells a story and like through a puzzle I create a new appearance of the person” as she says. Enjoy her masterpieces!

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Friday Free Font 70

This is the interpretation and sketching of Hans Möhring’s sketches of »elegant grotesk« (1929) called Elegant Lux made by Wir sind Schöner agency. The current state is about 600 glyphs, lots of ligatures, alternates & language support. Use the font for serious type projects or higher print forms.

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Watercolour lettering

Made by Stina Persson, graphic designer and illustrator based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her fresh and natural handmade brushed lettering gives every artwork a special note of emotion and own characterism. Watercolour needs to have the perfect circumstances to be expressed with on single stroke on paper. Enjoy her amazing work!

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Lettering craft 9

Life is for deep kisses, strange adventures, midnight swims and rambling conversations. Sometimes it is for typography, like our lives, which we like and love to share with you. Typography is adventurous, strange but mostly beautiful and of course deep. Enjoy these deep inspirations of letteirng from around the world.

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Hand Painted Graphics

Graphic designer, Glenn Wolk, works with world renowned brands including Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Rocawear and Abercrombie and Fitch; and creates licensed merchandise for The Rolling Stones, Justin Beiber, and Led Zeppelin, among other iconic singers and bands. Glenn exudes genuine passion toward his work. New York is inspiring him at least to give his work a certain kind of professionality. Enjoy it! 

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Typostrate video wednesday 50

The gentleman of letters is about sign painting in Dublin. Dublin has a rich history of hand painted signs decorating the city. Although it is not as common today, the craft still continues. This film shows you a craft that has been rare but some old lettering specialists and typographers enjoy and love this profession. Have fun watching!

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