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Unicode 6.0 Includes New Pizza Slice Character

Slice Adam Kuban 4 comments

You may know Nick Sherman from his blog Pizza Rules! but by day he works in the typography industry. It's no surprise that he would be the one to discover the new pizza slice character in Unicode 6.0, the Unicode Consortium's latest update of computer symbols. More

Photo of the Day: Spampersand

Robyn Lee 7 comments

[Photograph: Monsieur Cabinet] Spam + & = SPAMPERSAND! It goes nicely with graphic designer David Thompson's other masterpiece of canned meat-based typography, the corned beef hash (tag). [via we love typography] Related How to Make Spam Musubi Video: Edible and Drinkable Typography Pancake Font In Videos: Creating a 'Font' From Food... More

Tweetzeria: Ain't He a Font of Wisdom?

Slice Adam Kuban 7 comments

@nevenmrgan: "Think of toppings on a pizza or an omelet as fonts: Good luck to you if you use more than three at a time or you're tempted by 'wacky' ones." [via Kathryn]... More

iVillage Knocks off the Chick-fil-A Lettering?

Erin Zimmer 12 comments

Silicon Alley Insider points us to the redesigned logo for iVillage, the interactive women's website. Hmm, why does it make us suddenly crave chicken sandwiches and waffle fries from a mall food court? All they forgot was the feather crest and beak. Related Chick-fil-A [Talk] Chick-fil-A's Chick-n-Minis Chick-fil-A vs. McDonald's Southern Style Chicken... More

Video: Edible and Drinkable Typography

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As part of the fifth Typophile Film Festival, crafty BYU design students created this video about the five senses. Around 1:20 they get to arguably the best one: taste. Letters sizzle in oil, others are formed from a fruit punch-resembling liquid, and probably the coolest of all are the bouncy, jiggly ones spelling T-A-S-T-E. The short video, after the jump.... More

Cheese or Font?

Robyn Lee 1 comment

Test your knowledge of cheese and/or fonts (typefaces if we want to get technical) and learn a few new cheese names in the process by playing Cheese or Font? Minutes of fun await you! [via Metafilter] Related JuustoleipƤ, an Excuse to Dip Cheese in Coffee Serious Cheese: Von Trapp Farmstead's Oma Serious Cheese: Grilled Cheese, Georgian Style... More

Pancake Font

Grace Kang 2 comments

What will you do today? Will it be as awesome as making your very own pancake font? What I want to know is who was lucky enough to eat the typographic samples after the photo shoot? If anyone wants to create a cupcake font, I'm available for cleanup duty. [via deleteyourself.] Related In Videos: Creating a 'Font' From Food Buttermilk in pancakes? [Talk] Pancakes Mountain T-Shirt, Plus Other Pancake Outerwear... More

In Videos: Creating a 'Font' From Food

Adam Kuban 4 comments

The folks in the video here have created a "font" called EatStreet out of different foods. I put "font" in quotes because at least one of our readers cough, cough...Norman...cough will come here and tell us that this is not truly a "font" but lettering. The "font" is available, free, here. Video, after the jump.... More

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