Thursday, November 8, 2012

Graphics and Fonts and Design, Oh My!

Dear readers, you know how I'm a total grammar snob and logophile.  I've tried to keep it to a minimum on the blog - though all bets are off on Twitter, where the punctuation police come out to play - but I found the coolest nerdy thing over the summer and, since this seems to be The Week of the Written Word around here, I just had to share it with you today.

The Project Twins, a graphic design and illustration studio based in Ireland, made the most beautiful A-Z depictions of unusual words.  You can find the complete lexicography here, but let me show you my favorites:





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17 comments:

  1. This is very cool! Some people are so blessed in the creative department :)


    xxx
    Jenna

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  2. I know - wish I could do this sort of thing! oh well... I'll just have to sit back back and enjoy the creativity of others :)

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  3. That is so cool! A really fun way to learn new words in English and build up vocabulary. Thanks for sharing :)
    xoxo
    Camila.
    www.camilagcarneiro.blogspot.com.br

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  4. These are fantastic!! I need "yonderly" as my cover-letter to life...

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  5. haha we should start using these in our daily lives. we'd confuse the hell out of everyone!

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  6. yes, and Jon wishes he were more skilled at pogonotrophy... haha!

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  7. Love this! (and how you threw in "lexicography" in there as well ;) ).

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  8. These are great. I relate to yonderly.

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  9. this is wicked cool.

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  10. Kristen @ KV's ConfessionsNovember 10, 2012 at 2:57 PM

    This is so fascinating! I love illustration art. I'm trying to decide which one my favorite is.. either the Scripturient or Yonderly :)

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  11. These are very cool and quirky, they would look great in an office :)

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  13. you just have to make sure you pick the prints that encourage work, not hinder it! haha

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  14. ooooh good I'm glad someone else loves scripturient :)

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