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This article was published on May 28, 2015

A font made out of Instagram images

A font made out of Instagram images
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Amber Leigh Turner

Owner and Creative Director of January Creative

Owner and Creative Director of January Creative in Nashville, Tennessee, Amber has been a self-employed graphic and web designer for over ei Owner and Creative Director of January Creative in Nashville, Tennessee, Amber has been a self-employed graphic and web designer for over eight years, starting early in her collegiate career. Amber has a unique passion for not only all things design, but all things business as well. Freelancing as a student gave Amber an opportunity to write a student freelancing book, appropriately named Students Freelancing 101: A Start to Finish Course to Becoming a Student Freelancing, to help other students who want to start freelancing. Follow her on Twitter. Email her at https://21.co/amberleighturner/

There are a lot of interesting ways to use Instagram for more than just selfies and food. This creative website takes Instagram photos and turns them into a unique font.

Type To Design curates letterforms taken on Instagram as part of the 36 Days of Type project which challenges creative designers and illustrators to capture creative letterforms and numbers in all different types of styles.

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You simply go to the site and start typing what you would like to appear in Instagram letters. If you don’t like a particular letter, you can click it and a new one will generate for you.

Once you are satisfied, you can then download it as a PDF for your own use.

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The resulting font can only be used for personal projects (non-commercial), but it is a great way to create custom type powered by Instagram.

If you simply want to browse all of the beautiful and creative letterforms that the site uses, you can scroll through the 36 Days of Type Instagram page.

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This is a great site to create custom typography for your name, quotes, or other unique uses. The creativity is endless.

Type to Design

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