In Need of Typography Inspiration?

I decided to start a new series this week, showcasing beautiful typography, type treatments, and hand lettering. I can’t get enough of stuff like this, and I’m willing to bet you can’t either. I find it truly amazing how good some people are at drawing type by hand. It took me a while to get decent with a computer. I can’t imagine creating anything this good by hand. I’ve taken courses, but it just doesn’t seem to be my cup of tea. With that being said, I still admire beautiful type, especially hand-drawn type, because I realize the skill and craftsmanship that goes into it. If you need a little typography inspiration, check out the examples shown below.

Nike Just Do It Leather Type by Marcelo Schultz

just-do-it - Typography Inspiration

The ABA Journal Blawg By

blawg Typography Inspiration

Cocktail Recipe Cards By

BT_RecipeCards - Typography Inspiration

Alphabetica by Anthony James

dim-i - Typography Inspiration

Vintage C by


I love the vintage C. It reminds me of old school Broadway signage. The lighting, like the bulbs and the neon help perpetuate this idea.

Fan The Flames By


Tommy Hilfiger Tokyo Installation by


Quiet Life Poster by


Sea Salt Logo Mark By

sea salt

This is such a unique and stylized lettering design. this is really elegant, and the logo would definitely stand out on store shelves.

9 Days By


What did you think about this week’s collection of typography inspiration? Which one of these are your favorite? I like them all for different reasons. It’s amazing how many designers are creating beautiful type projects daily. I would love to see what you’re working on. If you have a typographic design you’d like to share, email it to I’ll feature it in this new weekly post. I really think this is a great idea, because it waill spread the word about your work, and it will inspire others at the same time.


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