K is for Katniss: Risa Rodil Illustrates the Hunger Games Alphabet

K is for Katniss, in The Hunger Games alphabet of course. But what about the other 25 letters?  21-year-old designer, illustrator and letterer, Risa Rodil has created an illustrative poster that really hits the mark, featuring letters with a distinctly Hunger Games twist.

Spell It With Beyonce: Illustrated Alphabet Celebrates Beyonce’s Career

Is anyone still objecting to Beyonce being the Queen? Of everything? Didn’t think so.

To celebrate the queen of the music charts, artist Vivian Loh created a full alphabet made of “Beyonces.”

Federico Babina Creates an Alphabet Inspired by the World’s Most Famous Architects

Federico Babina has re-imagined a playful alphabet of architecture inspired by 26 world-famous architects. Each of his illustrations features a building with the first letter of the architect’s name transformed into a structure resembling their design style. The series is called Archibet.

Visual Bits #422 > Fear No Words: Incredible Types

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Visual Bits #414 > Play With Life, Play With Type!

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Whimsical Crayon Typography Sculptures

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Remember the days when your status was measured by which pack of Crayolas your mom sent you to school with? If you were lucky enough to have the 64 pack with the sharpener in the back, then this series of crayon sculptures will take you back to the good ol’ days. Vietnamese artist Diem Chau has carved out the entire alphabet along with a corresponding animal for each letter into Crayolas for a colorful collection that’s more fun than a brand new coloring book! A for aardvark, B for boy, C for cat, D for dove, E for elephant, and F for frog…

Visual Bits #410 > Just “B” Yourself: Typography

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Visual Bits #400 > Free Hand, Free Yourself: Typography

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Stereoscopic Stitch: Embroidery Based Typography

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Unless it’s brail, it’s not often you can reach out and touch the type that you’re reading. Graphic designer, Aries Wan recently created an experimental type project which allows us just that. Her work uses traditional hand embroidery to create the alphabet, numbers and a selection of punctuation marks, but manages to still give a nod to old-fashioned four-color printing at the same time. Each of her letters uses two CMYK colors, offset as if by printing error, to create what she calls an “optical 3D effect.”

Visual Bits #373> Writing In The Wind: Typography

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