The 'Tykography' Wooden Letter Cubes Teach Children About Typefaces

 - Aug 23, 2016
References: thetwigco & design-milk
The 'Tykography' set is a collection of wooden letters used to educate children about the art of typography in the digital age. The blocks contain the alphabet represented in some of the most noteworthy and classic typefaces -- including Helvetica, Bodoni, Baskerville and Gotham -- as a way to revive the art form for younger audiences that grew up in a digitally dominated world.

The blocks are simplistic wooden cubes with carved etching of four different fonts and two letters depicted on the four sizes. Children can use the letters to create words, learn the alphabet and build structures with while simultaneously learning about fonts. The rustic and vintage aesthetic of the blocks revives the beauty of typefaces and how often they still are used in everyday design -- despite the reign of digital mediums.