Alex Haige, quoted in Creative Review, says “Designers, in my view can’t be bothered to look through sample books at fonts in their bare form, because you don’t get a grasp of how to use the font.” he adds “The idea with our Little Black Book series is to show the font but more importantly how to use them well.” he adds, “I want designers to be inspired by the layouts, to look at a spread in the book and decide that’s what they’re going to use”
It’s a well presented little booklet but I found that I skipped through the 34 typefaces all to quickly — some are simply an alphabet specimen. However it would make a nice giveaway to accompany a purchase.
Redditor Jillillac submitted this photo of two rock climbers enjoying a moment of peace while suspended mid-air on a portaledge, a deployable hanging tent system typically used for big wall climbs that span over several days.
Freelance concept artist and illustrator Mike “Daarken” Lim has released several illustrations he created for The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age. The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age is a web browser game developed by Kabam in association with Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment.