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 41

Volkswagen, build in Wolfsburg and imported in so many places that everybody knows beetle and T3 is cult. In the first steps car designers were always looking for good typographers to draw their brand. But not to forget the other inspirations that we found, beginning from an oldschool skateboard poster to a modern 3d digital character. Enjoy them!

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Friday Free Font 69

Simplifica s a slightly condensed sans-serif typeface featured by an uniform and thin line width. Its high positioned capsheight and ascender favours legibility. A fine, simple and clear font. The font is designed by KAIWA, graphic designer from Luxembourg. 

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Lettering craft 8

Waht is lettering exactly, we have been asked a lot of times? Lettering is the love and power in designing letters and characters. The composition of lines, ornaments and forms are a big secret and every letterer tries to find out and draw down what inspires him and how his aesthetic mind is set. If you want to know more about lettering just follow us and get your thursday dose of it.

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Typostrate video wednesday 48

In this video, Danthonia Design Sign Makers get dusty and start putting together the dimensional sign for The Oregon Public House. They paint the panel, carve the letters, and start sculpting the banner. Relax & enjoy!

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R.I.P. Robin Williams

We will remember you as the one who made us smile, laugh and even rolling on the floor. Thank you for all the films, fantasies and great inspiration. You are a real hero to us. So we hope you make now heaven laugh! These images from instagram are our thank you to you!

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Typo found on Instagram 40

R.I.P. Robin Williams. This morning when we got the message that one of the most famous and funny actors in the world died, we were very sad. We hope you enjiy these inspirations and hold his name high like we will do it in the future!

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Monday typography quotes 52

Good things take time. That’s why we are not always posting at the start of the day or all teh time, because we are thinking about what we post and how. Also for you designers out there lies a greater meaning in this sentence than time. Proof your skills with patience and work on things more conentrated, we swear that the result will be a greater one that you have ever imagined. Go on!

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Typostrate Weekend Inspiration 59

Yes! Here is our weekend inspiration. The best artworks that we found this week and some nice inspirations that were sent to us by our fans and followers. Unfortunately the submit function and some other design functions were gone with the resetting of our site. But watch out, because at the end of the year we will release a new site. So long enjoy these inspirations.

Design can have many types of soul, the key is to have one.” Justin Ahrens

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Diegi un Burti

In the very beginnings of Typostrate we thought about making our own typography with daily things. Than we decided to show you people who make that. Here is one guy Dace from Latvia who wrote us and told us about his blog and typography activities. The small insight above should give you an inspiration what you can do with your surrounding. Treat your things creative!

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Friday Free Font 68

Atletico is a modern High Quality Font with 6 Styles from Stereotypes and Artill made by Lukas Bischoff and Sascha Timplan both designers from Trier, germany. Teh fonts are free to Download for Non-Commercial use only. So feel free to use them for personal posters, sportswear or cool shirt motivs. Enjoy them! 

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Ugly Notes

If you appreciate honesty and positive energy you will love these cards, especially when it comes to horrible persons that you don’t like and ever wanted to say hi - did you know… The small ragtag group of designers and pessimists from Ugly Notes are creating collections of greeting cards that express what you might be really thinking. You can submit a line or advice and get 6 cards for free. We will do so and test if it’s gonna work. Enjoy it! 

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Lettering craft 7

We show you the best lettering from around the world. Today we got some very nice inspirations with Tatoo lettering, handmade stuff, handwoven carpet lettering, lettergraffitti and more. Every thursday is lettering day, so check us out than!

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Grandmother Tips

As every grandmother has some very good life advices and tips for hard situations so has the grannie of Chacho Puebla, typographer from Madrid, Spain. Hey says:”When you´re younger you think you´ll never fall into that same kind of discourse, until you find yourself talking about stupid (cliché) stuff with your kid, about how important school is and if you don´t have a degree you´re nobody.” The images and typography show what we maybe say to our grandchildren later on. Don’t forget: Don’t trust anyone who is using Xing as Social Media!” Enjoy them…

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Typostrate video wednesday 47

Restoring a sign you all know. This guy is handpainting even with one brush, one hand and one stroke this international recognized sign always combined with a red background. Enjoy it! 

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Typo found on Instagram 39

Here are our new lost and found instagram inspirations from around the world. Made with pure metal and steel, by hand on paper or digital with photoshop, even light typography glowing in the dark is just a small insight to the great world of design on instagram. Enjoy them!

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