Known as the “Tactile Typographer” Dominique Falla has completed string typography commissions for Google, Bing, Penguin, Random House and Woolworths, among others • She is the founder of Typism and blogs regularly over at Everyday Creative • Her book on Creativity Fitness will be published in 2016 by Balboa Press.
Materials and Techniques
I am passionate about tactile materials and experimenting with handmade processes. I love combining the best of digital with analogue techniques and this has led me to create pieces of ‘tactile typography’ for commercial clients all over the world.
Below is a non-exhaustive list of materials I have worked with so far:
- String and Nails
- Laser Cutting
- Sewn Thread
- Cut Paper
Select Client List
I am lucky enough to have collaborated with many international brands on tactile typography and installation projects. I would love to collaborate with you as well.
Here is a select list of my clients and projects to date:
- Google “Here’s to the Curious” installation for the 2013 Zeitgeist Conference
- WIRED Magazine Credits page logo illustration
- Penguin Books Cover illustration “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter”
- Random House Books Cover illustration “The Color Master”
- Woolworths Brand extensions for the Big Thinker Conference
- Urbanite | Frost* Brand extensions for The Bindery property development
- Griffith University Edible Art food commission
- Bing Installation “Relax and Unwind” for the 2014 Alt-Summit
- Columbia Law School Magazine cover
- UPPERCASE Magazine Beautiful Bitmaps Project.
I am passionate about sharing ideas. I have lectured at TAFEs and Universities for over 16 years and given many conference presentations on the topics of my work and creativity fitness. I have also organised several Typism Conferences on the Gold Coast. It is a dream of mine to one day give a TED Talk. Let me know if you can hook me up!Read More
Press and Media
I am happy to be interviewed for your blog or publication. I am also happy for you to publish my images on your blog, so long as you link back to this website as the original source and list me as the creator. I am developing a media section with images, FAQ and bios as well as examples of previous articles on my work to make it easier for you.Read More
I am flattered to be an inspiration to students everywhere. Unfortunately, I cannot always answer your questions, there are only so many hours in the day. I am developing a FAQ section where you can use the answers in your assignments. This section will also filled with teaching resources if you are interested in learning more about typography.Read More
I am looking for more speaking opportunities and Balboa Press will be publishing my book on Creativity Fitness in 2016. It is my dream to give a TED Talk about Creativity Fitness and start a #dailyjournalrevolution.
Below is a non-exhaustive list of topics I can speak about:
- Creativity Fitness
- Daily Rituals and Habits
- Idea Generation
- Bespoke for Big Business
- Tactile Typography
- My work.