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Calligraphica – Hand Drawn Type & Calligraphy

Calligraphica is a nice blog about calligraphy and hand drawn type, presenting contributions by several skilled designers and artists...

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Usugrow – Japanese Punk Calligraphy

With mind bending meticulous detail, Usugrow’s work crosses the line between bad ass and refined elegance, between punk and calligraphy...

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Style needs no Color – Urban Illustration

Style Needs No Color works on the notion that excessive colors and flashy techniques should not be used to repair a weak foundation. It’s a perfect book for fans of urban-inspired illustration...

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Arabic Graffiti

Arabic script has experienced a revival. To celebrate this revelation of beauty the book Arabic Graffiti brings together artists, graffiti writers and typographers from Middle East who merge Arabic calligraphy with urban culture...

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Street Propaganda: Water Calligraphy

The Water Calligraphy Device by Nicholas Hanna is a nice, effective and eco friendly way to temporarily spread your street propaganda thoughts in urban environment!

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Samy Deluxe Poetry Tagging

Hamburg-based rapper Samy Deluxe, the Typeholics design studio and other creative heads just created a new great music video for his new single Poesie Album. Including some nice tag-styles and calligraphy, this video makes fun!

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Arabic Graffiti – Middle East Calligraphy

One of the most inspiring things is to explore alphabets and calligraphy of other cultures. Now there’s a first reference book about Arabic graffiti...

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Abstract Calligraphy by Matox

Abstract, calligraphy-inspired paintings aren’t that new, but in my eyes still impressive. A good example are those artworks by Portuguese-French urban artist Nuno de Matos aka Matox!

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Urban Art Core is your independent, international source for street art, graffiti and urbanism from around the world, mainly focused on stories, news and actions taking place in urban environments.

It spreads the urban Berlin voice loud and clear to metropolises far and wide and celebrates the urban arts, urban exploration movement and guerilla art interventions with news about artists, trends and exhibitions, since 2009.

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