The video after the jump documents two different people drawing the alphabet and it got me super stoked. I think it has to do with a few things… One, seeing the typography guy (dad) write some amazing letters. Two, the enjoyment I got out of how care-free the kid was when it came to his letters. And three, the fact that I was working on similar stuff all day… (via Yimmys Yayo)
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I’ve had this conversation many times with my friends and for everyone that is into design and type, this is a great blog entry to check out. It talks about the use of the word typeface vs. the word font and definitely puts a good explanation out there.
“When you talk about how much you like a tune, you don’t say: “That’s a great MP3”; you say: “That’s a great song”. An MP3 is the delivery mechanism, not the creative work, just as a font is the delivery mechanism, and a typeface is the creative work.”