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Batman Typed Up

April 8, 2016 Leave a comment

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I came across this t-shirt design today while I was shopping. This was a nice iconic image of Batman but with the type design  really made it stand out as being fresh and new. You couldn’t really notice the text but you got closer to look at it – the text started to become clearer. I really like how the variation of text size is still clear to read and the image of Batman of only being two color complements the gray t-shirt.

Use black to your advantage

August 16, 2015 Leave a comment

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I got this swim suit as a gift and like how the beachy print is not so expected. There is that floral print that is overly done and gets boring. The black over lay is a different use of creating print. The blocky typography is simple and  allow you to make out the letters at a glance. The use of color is fresh and vibrant.

Throw back to vintage newspapers

May 23, 2015 Leave a comment

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This wine label really stood out – I got a newspaper feel. The stacked narrow strip reminds me a newspaper column. I like how the label really occupies more of the bottle than most labels. The stacked text is clean and varied in weight which allows the eye to adjust as you read line by line. The simple black and white label keeps it clean and polished.

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Keep it unique

May 9, 2015 Leave a comment

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When I saw this bottle it really made an impression and stood out from the shelf. Honestly it was great to see a strong concept speak louder than its design. This shows more character and personality than any font in my font book. I really like the message and how personalized the story is.

Simple details with a twist

April 25, 2015 Leave a comment

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This bottle caught my eye from across the room . I really like the simple  ornate details of the bottle. There is a simple image that is tiled and the small detailed display font is used  but the change of angle really make its different from the standard wine label.

Its all about the dress

February 15, 2013 Leave a comment

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I was in Total Wine looking for some champaing and came a cross this poster. Enza, a Champagne/Sparkling Wine, which I did not end of getting but was impressed with the ornate floral logo design. The fun and flirty logo is very simple and organic and comes off clean  and supplicated for the overall prevention. The use of the box / cropped portion of the design help create the main focal point. But the campaign poster really puts a nice twist on the selling point. Enza, who happen to be Champaign’s sexy Italian cousin really applies to a female human essence that any woman can relate too. Who does want to be that sexy tease and that is clearly presented with the female drawing. Not only with the drawing but with the type design itself, the fun and flirty script font really present a female flair to the wine. But having the logo design applied to the females dress really reiterates the tag line. The depiction is classy and sexy. The woman  is wearing a full length strapless dress, and yes the dress is everything, the dress does help keep this sophisticated. If it was a mini it would be borderline trashy. And with the gentleman being in outlines there is more focus on the woman the effect she has on a man. Sex does sell but this is more than that and is not coming off as a over the top and degrading for women. Its more passionate and in the moment.

Simple and To the Point

December 21, 2012 Leave a comment

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I was in Reagan International Airport traveling to Canada for the holidays and notice these billboards in the food court. These simple ads are made up of text, a picture or a combination of both. Each ad stands alone separately conveying a message but over all, the ads together can be viewed as a consistent ad campaign for bring awareness of the planet and the people that live on earth. The simplicity of the ads are clean and modern, with the lack of intense graphics and over the top display font these ads are effective. They present a point, easily ready from a distance and there is use of simple iconic images to help convey the visual meaning with the literally message.

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