Stranger Things Font Generator

Since everybody has been (understandably) freaking out about Netflix show “Stranger Things” and its excellent opening credits, it makes sense that the internet has lost it for this “Stranger Things” font generator. Self-explanatory and too easy to use, the generator makes any two words you choose in the show’s font. Whether you choose to type your own name, Barbara Holland or something nonsensical, it’s a …

A Magical “Eyedropper” for Typeface

Spector is just as magical as its James Bond-sounding name: it’s a small tool that captures fonts from the real world and imports them into InDesign for use on your own project. This is a working prototype made by Fiona O’Leary, for her graduation project at the Royal College of Art—and at the moment, can identify seven fonts. The fervor for this handy designer’s tool …

“Metal is The New Black” by Quiet British Accent

Motorhead and Iron Maiden meets embroidery in this homage to heavy metal designs

Taking something traditionally wholesome and making it a little subversive and much more playful, London-based design duo Quiet British Accent has recently unveiled their Metal is The New Black project. For the series, QBA—aka Sharon and Jason Gale—have created three traditional home embroidery hoops, but are paying homage to metal lettering and graphics. The hand-drawn designs are machine-embroidered to perfection, and the results are playful, …