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September 9, 2013

Playing With Type: Giant Cross Stitch

Cross-stitch is counted thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches in a tiled pattern are used to form a picture.

Topics: Topics: Handmade, Pattern & Palette, Random, Type

August 29, 2013

Logophiles: Tracy Sabin

Like many artists of Sabin's generation, Disney animation was the initial focus for developing drawing skills from a young age.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Color, Professional Development, Type

August 28, 2013

Poster of the Week: Jay Ryan

Designer: Jay Ryan / The Bird Machine Inc.

Topics: Topics: Color, Handmade, Layouts, Profiles, Self-Promotion, Type

August 27, 2013

Sketchology: Yankee Doodle

Historically, doodling has been thought of as a wholly undesirable activity.

Topics: Topics: Handmade, Pattern & Palette, Type

August 8, 2013

Playing With Type: Signage Appreciation

Wherever I travel I take pictures of signage.

Topics: Topics: Environmental Design, Random, Type

August 7, 2013

Poster of the Week: Ryan Duggan

Designer: Ryan Duggan Client: Pissed Jeans Size: 18 x 24 inches Printing Process: Screenprint Number of Inks: Three In the throes of August, it proved absolutely impossible to resist a poster that manages to subvert all that we hold dear about the summer months, while also promoting Pennsylvania's finest noiseniks, and still manage to look so "inviting.

Topics: Topics: Color, Handmade, Profiles, Self-Promotion, Type

August 6, 2013

Undercover: Not beautiful, but true

Sufjan Stevens' recent, ahem, savaging of an album cover is a welcome addition to the sparse critical dialogue around sleeve design.

Topics: Topics: Layouts, Packaging, Type

August 1, 2013

Logophiles: Jay Vigon

I first encountered Jay Vigon's work in 1986, living in Kona, Hawaii.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Type