Animated Typefaces

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While many tend to question the real value of the ever-entertaining GIF image, designer Jono Brandel imagines a time when the format allows individual letters to tell a story. In his new project Anitype, Brandel has opened up the virtual floor for anyone interested in creating their own moving letter. Using the provided code, creative thinkers can animate each letter or check out other submissions, which range from a moonwalking A to a martini-filled Y.