Sofia Coppola | The young Coppola is as attentive to her typeface as she is to the atmospherically driven existential intensity of her filmmaking. Although the typography varies across her films, the inspiration seems consistent. Her choice of Kabel for Lost in Translation has become the most quintessential to her sleepy aesthetic. The font was borrowed from her soundtrack collaborator, the elusive Kevin Shields, who used the font on two My Bloody Valentine albums. Coppola’s similar choice…

Sofia Coppola | The young Coppola is as attentive to her typeface as she is to the atmospherically driven existential intensity of her filmmaking. Although the typography varies across her films, the inspiration seems consistent. Her choice of Kabel for Lost in Translation has become the most quintessential to her sleepy aesthetic. The font was borrowed from her soundtrack collaborator, the elusive Kevin Shields, who used the font on two My Bloody Valentine albums. Coppola’s similar choice…

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Der Himmel über Berlin (wings of desire) - Wim Wenders (1987) Longing. Longing for a wave of love that would stir in me. That's what makes me clumsy. The absence of pleasure. Desire for love. Desire to love.

Der Himmel über Berlin (wings of desire) - Wim Wenders (1987) Longing. Longing for a wave of love that would stir in me. That's what makes me clumsy. The absence of pleasure. Desire for love. Desire to love.

Typography Sketchbooks by Steven Heller & Lita Talarico. must have. Photos by Amanda Wright of Wit & Whistle

Typography Sketchbooks by Steven Heller & Lita Talarico. must have. Photos by Amanda Wright of Wit & Whistle

Great poster by Viktor Hertz. Using elements like a pictogram. He uses type, shape and form to succinctly demonstrate the meaning of the text.

Great poster by Viktor Hertz. Using elements like a pictogram. He uses type, shape and form to succinctly demonstrate the meaning of the text.

Perhaps the most notable font favored by Bergman and used with relative frequency in his films is Windsor

Perhaps the most notable font favored by Bergman and used with relative frequency in his films is Windsor

The BEST site for free, professional quality fonts... Seriously guys, this is a site to bookmark. Click through to see what they have to offer.

The BEST site for free, professional quality fonts... Seriously guys, this is a site to bookmark. Click through to see what they have to offer.

A  letter Ronald Reagan sent to his son before his wedding

A letter Ronald Reagan sent to his son before his wedding

Quentin Tarantino |Tarantino, like Godard before him, has become known for imposing a singular artistic vision upon his films and drawing upon a variety of cinematic references. Although he doesn’t use the font very consistently, Tarantino chose the 1970s style of ITC Benguiat for the title sequence to Pulp Fiction to curate a distinctive image. ITC Benguiat has by now become a patently Tarantino font.

Quentin Tarantino |Tarantino, like Godard before him, has become known for imposing a singular artistic vision upon his films and drawing upon a variety of cinematic references. Although he doesn’t use the font very consistently, Tarantino chose the 1970s style of ITC Benguiat for the title sequence to Pulp Fiction to curate a distinctive image. ITC Benguiat has by now become a patently Tarantino font.

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