Learning Activity 13

Here are five examples of what I would consider to be a “Good” use of TypeFace…

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A lovely example of early 20th Century TypeFace. It reminds me of Art Deco

Learning Task 13 Whisky

http://www.mastersonsrye.com/spirits/mastersons-rye-whiskey/

This TypeFace is just plain “nice”. It gives a hint of solidity and elegance to this brand of whiskey

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Bold, clear, easy to understand and highly visible, this TypeFace says it all

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Although I have no idea what this says, that’s beside the point. It is well proportioned, vibrant, exotic and very well executed by whoever designed this impressive piece of graffiti

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Light, bright, bold, well spaced and highlighted by the background, this TypeFace is well chosen for its intended audience

Here are five examples of what I would consider to be a “Good” use of TypeFace…

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The red sign at the top of this photo has been a constant source of irritation to me ever since I moved to Launceston. The TypeFace is bunched up, the gaps between the lettering is wrong and it is very unprofessional. Not at ALL the image that a band of this calibre would want as part of its image

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Here we have 2 for 1. Bad graffiti AND a sign that is badly designed. The Typeface chosen is too big and can’t be easily read from the roadway that passes by, it screams the word “Your” for no obvious reason and the corrugations on the wall make the Typeface look wobbley. The graffiti is just naff

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Talking about bad graffiti, here is a PRIME example. It has no obvious form, shape or even reason. We are hoping that the blackberries grow completely over it in the near future and we don’t have to look at it every time we pass under the Batman Bridge

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I, personally, don’t like this sign. The Typeface is uneven and isn’t aligned correctly. I get the feeling that they are trying to give the sign “movement” BUT I don’t think it works.

megaflicks

www.michaelbud.com

I saved the best till last ;). I don’t think I really need to explain this sign short of saying that surely someone stood back and checked it BEFORE it was paid for?! Spacing is imperative sometimes and this is a prize example why

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