Type Battle 37 // Food Font!

Justin Styler's picture


Food is great. Fonts are great. Together they could be really really tasty. Craft the name of any food out of the food itself.

Winner take all, no holds barred. May the best designer win.


- Image size: 550 width x 400 height. 72 dpi*
- Color: Black and White or color
- Format: JPG or PNG (make sure there are no spaces in the name)

*Please try to keep your file sizes to a minimum! 50k per file max.


This is your chance to stretch your type muscles on a weekly basis. You have one week to create and submit your entry. Anyone may submit a design response to the challenge. You may enter as often as you wish. Post anytime. Critiques and comments are welcome throughout the game, from participants and spectators alike. Smack talk is encouraged.

As with any street battle, there is no panel of judges and no prize — only the ability to call yourself the best on the block.

Link directly to this battle: http://www.typophile.com/battle37
Link to the battle directory: http://www.typophile.com/typebattles

oprion's picture

Hey, I know a guy who casts composition rollers from gummy bears...
Personal Art and Design Portal of Ivan Gulkov

Thomas Levine's picture

Rather messy, but I don't think college food deserves much better

mr's picture

It's Passover, and I have a *lot* of horseradish (horseradish being a traditional Pesach food) lying around, and nobody's done a non-Latin entry. So here is my Hebrew "Pesach", with horseradish consonants and matzah niqqudot (vowels):

And, because I love red chrein (horseradish sauce with beets) so much, here is my favourite sandwich ("chrein" in Yiddish, chrein on buttered matzah):

murelis's picture

Typo Christmas Tea.

marjo's picture

what else would a student find from the kitchen cupboard...

Typedog's picture

How about top raman.

No man is an island unto himself_John Donne

Ratbaggy's picture

awesome thread!

Paul Ducco
Graphic Designer - Melbourne

Jasonlee's picture

sagmeister central haha

michaelcina's picture

Cerulean's pretzels are amazing. Great job. I like "live" and "apples" too...

Thomas Levine's picture

This is a corn L made of corn from a Cornell University cafeteria. Really corny, yeah. Interestingly, when I asked people what they thought it was, they mostly said "corn" or "L" but didn't think to connect the two.

dezcom's picture

Some of us got it right away.


kongur's picture

Firstly here is my zesty submission! This

and this

Secondly the e(d)ggy submission!:)

I enjoyed it very much...

Jimmy Smith's picture

please check the rest out here...http://www.designbyjimmy.info/foodalphabets.html

skelly's picture

I love playing with food, too bad there isn't much left in my place. My submission:

nkeppol's picture

Created a few months ago with Caroline Chu over a 3 week period. The video can be seen at http://www.flickr.com/photos/nkeppol/3386341269/

Coxy's picture

Burger anyone?

urk's picture

Made with cornstarch and speakers ( http://www.vimeo.com/1954017 )

kingdom_graphics's picture

Cool Watermelon

or as elwood blues would call it in rubber buscuit 'a coolwater sandwich on a sunday go-to-meetin bun'

'Crazy' Watermelon

Watermelon Love

In the spirit of unbridled creativity,

Troy Vera
Kingdom Graphics
Yahoo IM: kingdom_graphics
Skype: kingdom_graphics

eudald's picture

This typography is made whith skin pig
to view the "helvetica pell de porc" video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aoOp-bZd5k
helvetica pell de porc: skin pig helvetica

Bendy's picture

Whoah! Nasty!

hrant's picture

I hope this doesn't mean you wasted that wonderful skin!



marjo's picture

in response to chris's work, here's a silk screen printed 'Sweeet!' (PVA+sprinkled candy) A2.
an other one which is a slight interpretation of my morning drink, coffee, also screen printed with deliciously good smelling Coffee..

phi's picture

Graham crackers. Mmmmmm.

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