Typography that Moves You

Every now and then we need some inspiration… If you’re under a deadline & can’t get your creative juices flowing, the best way is to live vicariously through others work. What’s a better way than some typography that’s animated right on your screen.

Letterpress Coasters

Repeat Press of Somerville, MA created some custom coasters for the guys at Highsnobiety and Selectism to hand out for the holidays. Check out his intricate process from beginning to end.

Leadtype & Bookprinting (Bleisatz und Buchdruck)

The Ten Commandments – motion (kinetic) typography

The ten commandments motion typography animation created in Adobe AfterEffects CS3.

Fight Club – Chemical Burn – Kinetic Typography

A typography experiment animated and designed by graphic artist Sebastian Jaramillo ( http://www.sebastianjt.com ) based on the movie Fight Club on the scene “Chemical Burn”.

A lesson on typography

What is typography? – a nice lesson by from the Vancouver film school

Type Test

Playful type / video experimentation.

An alternate title sequence for the movie “Alice in Wonderland” (2010)

In March 2009, Suzanne (wife) and I spent several days in Rome to celebrate our 10-year anniversary. This was also a chance to observe in detail the Coliseum, which I’d already selected as the next subject in my series of letterpress posters (see cameronmoll.bigcartel.com/category/posters).

Over the course of the next 12 months, the artwork was handcrafted character by character, totaling roughly 250 hours of work from start to finish. Characters from the Goudy Trajan and Bembo Pro typefaces form the Coliseum, also known as today as Colosseo (Italian) and originally known as Amphitheatrum Flavium (Latin).

Portal – Still Alive typography

The ending song to Portal in a typographic animation.

The Hush Sound — Lions Roar

Matt and I decided long ago (early 2006) that we wanted to enter the 7th annual film festival held at Art Institute of Schaumburg called Artimation. Our goal was to make a stand that the Graphic Design majors could very well enter and compete in a very video & animation filled world.

That said, we decided to do a typographical motion graphic piece to one of The Hush Sound’s songs. We love the band, we love typography, we love design, and we love motion graphics. Heavily inspired by motion graphics studio MK12, we decided to try our shot at it.

Designer, Maker of Things | Creative Director – @boomtownroi You should follow him on twitter @chadengle .

 

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