Exploring the limits of type design, Tokyo-based designer Kosuke Takahashi has developed Braille Neue, an attempt to combine Braille with the English and Japanese alphabets. Read more here.
The golden arches make McDonald’s one of the most recognizable brands in the world. But with 36,000 locations, often visited by people driving on unfamiliar highways, those arches could make for a pretty functional bit of wayfinding design, too. In a new campaign, McDonald’s and the branding firm Cossette took over highway billboards near Toronto, cropping and abstracting the McDonald’s arches into a series of GPS-like cues–to turn right, turn left, or exit soon. Read more here.
Elementary students draw monsters. Then artists from all over the world reimagine those monsters in their own unique styles. The Monster Project teaches children about the power of their imaginations and encourages them to pursue their creative potential. It shows them that their ideas are important and exposes them to the magic of art and collaboration. View the gallery here.
We’ve all seen typographic concepts from minimal, illustrative and more but have you ever seen type made out of everyday electronics? Designed by Brazil-based graphic designer Vinicius Araújo, we get to explore a new alphabet with electronics like a Apple, Beats, Nintendo and a lot more. Learn More.