Popular Electronics Brands in 3D Alpahabet

Taking inspiration from a wide variety of electronic brands, designer Vinicius Araújo designed this alphabet of Helvetica letterforms, each modeled after a brand’s namesake product. The letter “N” for Nintendo becomes a retro-styled NES gaming system while the “B” for Beats grabs the aesthetic of comfy headphones. Araújo went even further with several of the letters to create a few brief animations.

Takayuki Ogawa’s 3D Oral Alphabet

Horrific, eerie, frightening, and strange… Graphic designer Takayuki Ogawa has created “Oral:phabet” – a grotesque, three-dimensional typeface modeled after the mouth, frozen in time while enunciating each letter. Ogawa designed the English alphabet with inspiration from emotions, as was the motivation for his graduating thesis from Tama Art University. He says, “In email we use the letter D to create the smiling emoticon :D. But what if we gave similar attributes to letters like B or N which are never used as expression forms?” The result, as you can see is a disturbingly realistic serious of mouths, lips, teeth and tongues, all hand-crafted from clay and mounted to a wooden frame.

Letters Can Kill Advertising Campaign

New Zealand studio Lightfarm Studios unveiled campaign “Letters can kill” for Mitsubishi, dedicated to the growing problem of danger of typing behind the wheel. After you view this series of posters you should remember how dangerous could be typing behind the wheel. The same dangerous as world known dictators and killers.

Atypical 3D Typography by Pawel Nolbert

You’ve probably seen lots of creative 3D typography but want to assure you that the following series is worthy of your attention. This series of posters was created by Pawel Nolbert – a multidisciplinary artist & designer from Warsaw, Poland. “Series of posters exploring form and rhythm of letters or pseudo-letters presented as half-realistic, half-illustrative figurative sculptures. The artworks were built from an elaborate artistic painterly gestures into expressive arrangements – extending the aesthetic characteristic of typography,” says artist. Take a closer look!