After hearing the news that Katy Perry has overtaken Justin Bieber as the most followed person on Twitter, I decided to check out Justin’s twitter page to see how many followers he has. I saw the pink symbols on the left. I didn’t know what they meant. https://twitter.com/justinbieber
In the end I found out that Justin is releasing one single (aka #journal) every Monday (#MusicMondays) and the symbols are the artwork. I added the grey border myself otherwise the edges can’t be seen. Here they are:
Here are some of the other results from whatfontis.com that were close matches:
While I’m at it I’d like to know what one of the typefaces on Justin’s website is. http://www.justinbiebermusic.com/
Here is the image I put into whatfontis.com http://www.justinbiebermusic.com/want-to-star-in-justins-next-music-video/
It is available in different weights.
I also had a look at Justin’s Believe Movie site. It looks like this:
I’ve seen this type of grid before. It looks like it’s all mixed up but it isn’t. There are columns. It’s quite clever. If I make my browser bigger/smaller the grid re-adjusts to fit. I already recognise the typeface that is used. Its Raleway. See below:
It comes in different weights:
The artwork for the ‘journals’ are some of the most inspiring pieces of design I’ve seen since I discovered the Simple Key website template. It is very eye-catching and striking. You can’t help but look at it. These pieces illustrate the point about the best idea being the most simple one.
At the moment I am planning on using textured backgrounds for my website as they give a more professional look.