Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

The Handy Book of Artistic Printing

selectism - The Handy Book of Artistic Printing

The Handy Book of Artistic Printing covers an oft forgotten period of design history. In the 19th-Century engravers, printers, and the like struck out against the traditional design and presented intricate boarders, corner embellishments, and quirky typefaces. Advertisers jumped at…

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Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

12:01 am

Furniture Typeface

Furniture Typeface

Working on a campaign for Houston’s High Fashion Home furniture shop, The Butler Brothers designed a type face out of icon pieces in the stores range. The intent is to introduce all the possibilities at High Fashion Home and reference…

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Friday, March 27th, 2009

Creative Review April Issue

curated mag - Creative Review April Issue

April’s issue of Creative Review focus on type and typography. Alison Carmichael is profiled, and the freshly designed CR taxi in Mumbai is given full coverage. For more about the issue here. Page views after the jump.

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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

The Typographic Desk Reference Book

Selectism - The Typographic Desk Reference Book

Trying to explain to friends why old T26 newsprint catalogs (remember the hemp baggie?) and HOUSE Ind. posters are meticulously stored on my bookshelves is not an easy conversation. The art of type is a personal one and trying to describe the intricacies of…

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Friday, November 7th, 2008

2:03 am

Carol Padberg “Face Value” at Real Art Ways

highsnobiety - Carol Padberg "Face Value" at Real Art Ways

Carol Padberg’s work poises questions about design, language and abstraction. Her compositions are based on found typography, allowing for interplay between eras of design and key moments in art history. With this she can piece together stories and use the…

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