Seriously, what should you design?
I love playing with typography as much as the next (typography-obsessed) person. But I get stuck... all the time.
Sometimes you just gotta take some chances. So I made up some challenge generators to guide you.
Give the wheels a spin to find just what you should design and how you should design it.
Use the words from...
Use the wheel and numbered list below to find your typography text:
1. Adjective + noun pair from the latest Donald Trump tweet
2. Last 3 words from your most recent text message
3. The title of the most recent image when you search "photo" on Shutterstock
4. An excerpt from the most recent tweet in your feed
5. Text from the third Google image search result for "words"
6. Text from the 8th Google search result for "meme"
7. The next 4 words your iPhone predicts you'll type
8. The quote from the 12th Pinterest result for "quote"
9. Excerpt from the title of the most recent Google news search result for "unconfirmed sources"
10. Choose a sad Morrissey lyric. Any Morrissey lyric.
11. The core chorus phrase from the top song on Genius—except auto-translated to Latin by Google Translate
12. The title of a randomly selected Wikipedia page
...& put them in the style of...
Now use this wheel and numbered list to find your design style:
1. Saul Bass poster
2. Italian Futurist typography
3. Road/highway signs
4. Victorian packaging
5. Barbara Kruger
6. Lisa Frank
7. Bill Wurtz—YouTube, Instagram, website
8. WPA posters (ex: national park series)
9. Glitch / Vaporwave
10. Memphis style
11. Vintage Penguin and Pelican book covers
12. Doodle typography/Hand lettering