Notegraphy – the ‘Instagram for text’?

Positioning itself as a sort of Instagram for text, new app Notegraphy looks to use clever design and typography to change how we communicate online.

Always the sun
Always the sun

It’s a big and bold aim, but one that’s beautifully executed thanks to Notegraphy’s collaboration with a number of international graphic designers.

Notegraphy on iPhones
Notegraphy on iPhones

These designers have created a series of typefaces, colour palettes and templates to enhance what you post online.

The best way of learning is by doing
The best way of learning is by doing

The app works by letting users create written content using pre-formatted collections. The notes can then be automatically shared online in Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or Instagram; or saved locally or sent privately by mail or WhatsApp.

Exploring Notegraphy
Exploring Notegraphy

The Notegraphy gallery collates all the notes in one place with its own URL, and also shows details such as page view statistics of each note.

Quiet people go to heaven
Quiet people go to heaven

Thanks so the speaiily designed templates, making things look a lot more interesting than the standard blue and white looks we’re used to.

Three steps of publishing with Notegraphy
Three steps of publishing with Notegraphy

Among the designers involved in the project so far are Sean Freeman (London), Non-Format (Oslo/Minneapolis), Stephan Walter (Zurich), Sara Blake (New York), Matthew Tapia (Honolulu), David Ruiz (Barcelona), Chris Rubino (New York), Feed (Montreal), Vruchtvlees (The Hague), Ariane Spanier (Berlin) and Mek Frinchaboy (Buenos Aires).

Notegraphy screen shots
Notegraphy screen shots

It’s hoped that more that 50 designs will be available by the end of the year.

Heroes never start out as heroes
Heroes never start out as heroes

The free app is available on Phone, iPad, iPod touch, and Web and can be downloaded here www.AppStore.com/Notegraphy.

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