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Typefaces of the Homeless

Posted by Erich Shelton on Sunday, June 4, 2017, In : Inspiration 
Typefaces based on the handwriting of homeless people in Barcelona are up for sale at All proceeds go to the Arrels Foundation, an organization for the benefit of Barcelona's homeless. 

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Beginning Graphic Design: Typography

Posted by Erich Shelton on Thursday, June 1, 2017, In : Video 
This is a nicely presented little video, laying out the basics of typography. While I don't necessarily agree with everything that is said within the video, like leading, it is still fun to watch if you are a beginner at typography. Enjoy!

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Steven Heller: On Creativity

Posted by Erich Shelton on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, In : Video 

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Trajan is the Movie Font

Posted by Erich Shelton on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, In : Humour 

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Chalk One Up for Hand-Lettering

Posted by Erich Shelton on Friday, August 12, 2011, In : Inspiration 
With an ever increasing dependence upon the digital media, the art form of hand-lettered type is a dying skill. I came across the work of Dana Tanamachi recently and was impressed by her hand rendered signage in chalk (another dying art form). While we still see evidence of chalk art on metropolitan streets, its temporary nature makes it a media that many can't be bothered to perfect. The temporal nature of this media, combined with the fact that it takes hours to perfect a good hand for lett...
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Kinetic Facebook

Posted by Erich Shelton on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Kinetic 

The Social Network "Going Live" Typography from Jorge Sandoval on Vimeo.

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Kinetic Typography

Posted by Erich Shelton on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, In : Kinetic 

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Me, Who Else?

Erich Shelton I am a retired adjunct professor from the University of Southern Indiana, located in Evansville. My favourite subjects to teach are obviously ‘Typography’ as well as ‘Graphic Design History’, 'Senior Seminar' and ‘Computer Illustration.’