24.11.10 by Jeff

Playful Type 2

Heads up type-lovers, Gestalten just released a fabulous book called “Playful Type 2”. The cover art is downright hideous (not sure what happened there) but the content totally makes up for it! Two thumbs up!

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography

playful type 2 book gestalten lettering typography













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Thitima Sukwatthana

    NICE ARTS.

  • 100% agreed on the front cover, total nightmare

  • Ian

    Cover art is fine ya bunch of mooks.

  • hussein

    waw

  • Sophie

    that looks seriously brilliant….
    (not the cover. you’re right, it looks like a baby got on the computer and went crazy with font selection in word)

  • caliman

    teenage scrap book, that’s what the cover looks like. the rest is art

  • hey! i just stumbled on this and saw the pages you featured had some of my work on it. “ohne dich” and “life” were some of my projects featured in the book. thanks for sharing it and if anyone ever wants to collaborate, shoot me an email. :)

  • JayFromSpace9

    maybe the front cover is…you know…tryin to be playful.





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