Stumbled upon this on DesignTaxi.com. Designer Audra Hubbell project large letters on buildings in Chicago for her 'Letters at Large' project. It explore typography in urban settings.
Most of the projections used works or phrases, but as you can see she also did individual letters matched with backgrounds that would accentuate that letter and highlight the architecture at the same time.
I love her use of lighting and switching between serif and san serif. Lovely combinations!
I'm a HUGE Pinterest fan! So many people have suggested other sites to me like Dribble, but I just feel like I see more of what I want on Pinterest. Yes... it can be limiting and the content you search can get redundant (i.e. - mason jars... country-themed wedding invitiations... ewww). But overall it's been one of the best pin sites I've used. So, I thought I'd share some of the pins I made today while browsing some fonts.
I wanted to go out and find the top letterers in the last year so I could pull inspiration from them and figure out how they got to the top. Mike Moloney, founder and editor of Webelemint wrote about nine talented letterers and here they are: