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A very clever “Type Toy" – Toypography combining Chinese, English, Pictogram and even Japanese.

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Found this “Kowloon City" (九龍城) Font photography at http://slanted.de (currently offline)

This really reminds me those moment we look up in the sky when wandering in the Kowloon City (Hong Kong).

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Fussy 這個態度很有趣,每個人心中 Fussy 的尺度也不一樣。我心中的 Fussy 是較 Subtle 內歛的,外表可能一點也看不出來,但只要仔細看清一點,便可看到這個人對生活那種與別不同的執著、挑剔、有要求的世界觀。

當初 Re-design 這個以 Fussy 為主題的女性社群網站時,第一樣要考慮的便是選擇一款恰當的字體。要選擇一款有 Fussy 性格的 Font 說易不易話難又唔難,如果你擁有一雙敏感(Sensitive)的眼睛及清楚自己想要些甚麼的話,你只欠一點時間與耐性。最後我選了以下兩款字體,一主一次,一款 Serif(俗稱有腳)一款 Sans Serif(無腳):

1. Centabel:

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2. Aldo:

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Centabel 的 Fussy 味主要散發自細微部份的「挑」與「剔」,適合用於 40 pt 以上的時候,Fussy 的感覺比 Aldo 強烈。40 pt 以下則適宜用無腳的 Aldo ,整體 Fussy 感源自那種輕輕的另類刻畫,但相對地字體放大時便欠缺了一點優雅。

ok i admit this might not related to typography, but i think its worth to watch:
Video: Yes, Design can Make you Happy
Higher resolution video

Via: 43 Folders

Very good interview with Erik Spiekermann (German Typographer and Designer) on the topic of personal life vs professional life. And his Blog too
via ideaonideas

photo from http://www.spiekermann.com

Interesting tee found on flickr
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Via: Veer
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