Using three-dimensional objects–though made less arduous in the recent years due to the proliferation of 3D computer graphics software such as Maya, 3ds Max and even Adobe Illustrator–continues to be one of the more difficult styles of artwork. In this visual inspiration collection, we present to you a few exceptional pieces that use 3D typography well.

Walk in the Open Sky

Walk in the open sky

Rebuild

Rebuild

NPM – Places of the World

NPM - Places of the world

Pool – Bridging the Gap

Pool - Bridging the Gap

Matthew 28

Matthew 28

Out Smoked

Out Smoked

Student Stuff

student stuff

2012

2012

Metalface – Type Work

Metalface – Type Work

Gliding is Our Passion

Gliding is our passion

Monteith’s Brewing Co.

Monteith's Brewing Co.

Barcelona

Barcelona

(+) 100 Years of Alfa Romeo

(+) 100 Years of Alfa Romeo

MTV Bloom

MTV BLOOM

H5

H5

Art in Your World

Art in Your World

Type Tips

Type tips

Stone Age

Stone Age

Blackout Poster

BLACKOUT POSTER

Current Account

Current account

On Us

On us

Instant

Instant

"M" Typographied

"M" Typographied

Hand Type Book

HAND TYPE BOOK

Typography with Helvetica

TYPOGRAPHY with Helvetica

Oriental Collide

Oriental Collide

Wooden Name Puzzles

Wooden Name Puzzles

Space Monkey

SPACE MONKEY

Helvetica Architectural Type Design 1

helvetica architectural type design 1

In_The_Know

In_The_Know

Tutorials on 3D Typography

Inspired? Here are a few of our tutorials on creating 3D text that you might want to read.

Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights

Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights

Creating Retro Folded Typography Using Photoshop

Creating Retro Folded Typography Using Photoshop

A Guide to Creating 3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

A Guide to Creating 3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

Author:

Jacob Gube is the co-founder of Design Instruct. Join him on Twitter @sixrevisions