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Topic: Typography Swap (SIGN-UPS 1/8/08-1/20/08; SEND BY 2/20/08)  (Read 10273 times)
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« on: January 08, 2008 03:19:34 PM »

Swap name:  The Typography Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:  ruby_soho
Sign-up date range:  1/8/08-1/20/08
Date to send item by:  2/20/08

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):  25, unless we recruit a co-organizer

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?
All ages allowed? Or 18+?  all ages

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES


Details of swap:

Titillated by typefaces?  Fired up by fonts?  Join us in the Typeface Swap!

How it works:  Choose a favorite typeface/family, and your partner will craft 1 large, 1 medium, 1 small, OR 2 medium, 2 small items for you using that font as inspiration.

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Favorite typface/family:
Sources to download this typeface:
Items you can make:
Items you'd like to receive:
Phrase(s) you'd like on your items:
Favorite colors/combinations:
Any other information you'd like your partner to know:


RULES TO FOLLOW:
1.  Post in this thread once a week so that we know you're still around.
2.  PM the organizer with any problems ASAP.
3.  Pictures of your received package must be posted in the gallery.
4.  Delivery Confirmation numbers required when sending within the U.S.  If sending outside of the U.S., please send a scanned copy of your receipt.


IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

AFTER PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP AND BEEN APPROVED, LIST THE PARTICIPANTS HERE AND WHO IS SENDING TO WHOM:

1.  ruby_soho
2.  PlumCrafty
3.  EmilyFlew
4.  MopTopStumptown
5.  Calliel
6.  Foxlet
7.  spolowitz
8.  rockstarcrafter
9.  DesignerDucky
10.  jesssf

red = sent
blue = received
green = sent and received
strikethrough = feedback given

spolowitz<-->Calliel
EmilyFlew<-->Jesssf

DesignerDucky<-->Foxlet
PlumCrafty<-->rockstarcrafter
MopTopStumptown<-->ruby_soho
« Last Edit: March 04, 2008 11:03:41 AM by ruby_soho » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2008 03:24:02 PM »

Ideas of What to Make:
T-shirt...
http://typophile.bigcartel.com/
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8477551

mug...
http://www.typography.com/ask/showBlog.php?blogID=5
http://www.typography.com/ask/showBlog.php?blogID=51

chocolate!...
http://www.typography.com/ask/showBlog.php?blogID=53

bag with something written on it with your chosen font...
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8632334
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6611033

maybe a designed poster?...
http://www.typography.com/ask/showBlog.php?blogID=52
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vccgraphics/sets/72157594204888427/
http://www.papress.com/thinkingwithtype/teachers/poster_project.htm

or painting?...
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8036585

or a documentary on YOUR favorite font?...
http://www.helveticafilm.com/

buttons, if you have a button maker...
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8691405

handcarved stamps of the chosen typeface alphabet?...

or your partner's name in their chosen font?...

a journal?...
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6937214
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8054877

notecards?...
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8642316
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8346419
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8432132

jewelry?...
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8273737
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8610861

other types of artwork?...
(if you know how to create something like this...you rock.)
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8434456


Here are some more interesting sites for type fans:
www.ilovetypography.com one man's love affair with type
www.stbride.org (more printing, but has some interesting type links)
www.spiekermann.com/mten/index.html a pretty cool blog
www.typographica.org another pretty cool blog

http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2007/11/how_to_make_typographic_appliq.html (have we suggested pillows yet?)
www.alvinlustig.org/index.asp (this guys is good)
http://www.designatedarea.co.uk/enter.html (if you love graffiti type, the artists here are pretty cool, also check out Zeus' sculpture)
http://www.lcc.arts.ac.uk/39301.htm (when I used to go here, there was a BA in Typographic Design, now its combined....)
http://www.dandad.org/flag/ (this is project is not strictly typographic, but is great for a little lateral thinking)


(thanks to PlumCrafty and singingshanti for inspiration links!)
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PlumCrafty
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2008 03:25:19 PM »

Yay! Signups! Yay! Typography! I'm so happy and sending my details now... Grin
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2012 Swaps
Nov: SS Ornament R3
Sep: MALC 6x6 Canvas
Aug: 4x6 Art5
Jul: Hand-Carved Stamp4 and Vintage
Jun: Journal for a Month2
May: 4x6 Art2 and Crafted Cushion Cover2
Apr: Beginners Inchie3
Mar: Art Journal
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Oh fudgemuffins.


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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2008 03:36:28 PM »

Ooh, I love typography. Cheesy I shall join!
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I'm not doing personal swaps right now, but if you're interested, go ahead and PM me anyway--maybe we can work it out for later. Smiley

Check out my mineral makeup on Etsy!

Blog: http://omgkate.blogspot.com/
Wist: http://www.wists.com/Calliel
Etsy: http://luire.etsy.com
PlumCrafty
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2008 03:47:33 PM »

Haha, guess what! I found another cool site:
http://www.aisleone.net/

Yes, I know its an addiction but it must be fed! Grin
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2012 Swaps
Nov: SS Ornament R3
Sep: MALC 6x6 Canvas
Aug: 4x6 Art5
Jul: Hand-Carved Stamp4 and Vintage
Jun: Journal for a Month2
May: 4x6 Art2 and Crafted Cushion Cover2
Apr: Beginners Inchie3
Mar: Art Journal
singingshanti
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He's alive!!


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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2008 05:28:28 PM »

Ooo I really want to do this...I know I'm the one who suggested this swap, but I MAY not have time.  School just started this week, so I'll sign up next week if I find I have more time than I think I do Smiley
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ollieorange
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2008 08:00:37 PM »

I think I'm going to sign up for this one. I don't know what my favorite font is though!
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« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2008 08:10:13 PM »

I think I'm going to sign up for this one. I don't know what my favorite font is though!

you can list several Cheesy
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Ma Rut
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« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2008 08:15:06 PM »

<---graphic design nerd!

My swap dance card is full at the moment Cry

Cool idea though, I will definitely look forward to seeing the gallery!
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« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2008 08:19:00 PM »

durr.  i just realized i fudged the name of the swap on the feedback form... i'll get it fixed! 

[currently it says "typeface swap" instead of "typography swap"... i must've been tired.  :/]
« Last Edit: January 08, 2008 08:19:11 PM by ruby_soho » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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