Typographical Humor

A good list of posters and videos full of knee slapping humor. My favorite one below should give you a good idea of what to expect.

Shot the Serif

T Sign Kerning

A photograph of T Information Sign with bad Kerning

Is it just me or does this sign have some really bad kerning around that first ‘O’?

The Superest

The Superest is a very funny running blog of illustrations of superest heros. Each superest hero plays off of the last in a very clever way:

The Superest is a continually running game of My Team, Your Team. The rules are simple: Player 1 draws a character with a power. Player 2 then draws a character whose power cancels the power of that previous character. Repeat.

The design of the site itself is is quite elegant and simple. Most of the display type on the site is done in a very nice typeface:

The Superest

Start from the beginning get the the feeling for the way the superest heros flow one after another.

Typography for Seed Conference Website

The new website for the 3rd Seed Conference in Chicago is sporting some excellent typography.

Seed Conference Website Screenshot

The type really looks elegant and nice. This is all done with CSS styles and no images. It’s a great example of what can be done with web typography.

Via Daring Firebal.

The Funkiest Ampersands You Have Ever Seen

Blog.SpoonGraphics has a nice collection of funky ampersands. I think my favorite is ElektrixBold.

Screenshot of the Eletrix Bold Ampersand