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Scrabble Typography (Limited Edition)

What’s an eight letter word for awesome?


Ok, now I like typography just as much as the next design nerd, but this is taking it to an entirely new level. Winning Solutions has offered this stunning Limited Edition Scrabble Set that is sure to make typeography-lovers chins drop.

Can’t you just picture a group of designers sitting in front of a fireplace on a bear skin rug with this sucker? Well played design nerds. Well played.


With it’s beautiful solid walnut storage case with drawer and six-panel solid walnut magnetized gameboard lined with slip free cork, it’s sure to capture some attention with old school typography addicts alike. Each limited edition set is also be signed and numbered for added value.
If you flip through the dictionary and search for the the word “Typetastical” you’ll probably see a picture of one of these staring back at you. And just in case Typetastical is not actually a word – It should be. Because this is.
What are you waiting for? Go!
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Vector Illustration – “Write a bike” by Juri Zaech

write a bike by Juri Zaech

Juri Zaech has merged typography and cycling into one interesting series of illustrations. Take a ride through the whole set here. Gotta love “bike type”.

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The Quick Brown Fox Jumps over the Lazy Dog – Typeface Memory Game

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This very attractively finished typographic memory game includes 25 variations of the letter ‘A’, each in a different letter type. Players attempt to find the matching A’s in the same letter type. The player who has the highest number of matching letters wins the game.
Typographic information about the letter is included on the card, and a separate folder provides a general history of the typography. This is an enjoyable and instructive game for graphic designers and anyone who is fascinated by letter types.
As you play, you increasingly recognize what are often very subtle differences between the letters and more about the details of the letter types. They become progressively easier to recognize and distinguish from one another (even Univers and Helvetica!) Among the letter types included in the game are Akzidenz Grotesk, Baskerville, Centaur, Garamond, Helvetica Rockwell, Times New Roman, Univers and many more.
The game was assembled and designed by the Brazilian design studio, ps.2 arquitetura + de

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