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Unlucky: A Pessimistic Blackletter Script For Delivering Bad News

There is something about 1950s design that never goes out of style. Just about everyone will recognize the hallmark traits of midcentury American design, whether it’s because they lived through those years first-hand, or they lived vicariously through watching syndicated television shows and old movies. No matter what generation you belong to, the nostalgia of…



Celebrating Two Centuries Of Sans Serif Typefaces: Brother 1816

When Vicente Lamónaca, Fernando Diaz, and Martin Sommaruga made the decision to quit their graphic design jobs to establish a type foundry, they leapt into the new endeavor with both feet (and perhaps a little trepidation). It was certainly a bold move, but it seems the best decisions usually are — you just never know…


Midcentury Hardware Design At Your Fingertips: Transistor From RetroSupply Co.

Dustin Lee grew up enamored with the design aesthetics of midcentury America. His first introduction to the iconic style came with his discovery of comic books, old hardware boxes, and cone-top beer cans found in his uncle’s garage. While he admired the texture and authenticity of the original objects, he found it nearly impossible to…


Firebox Evokes The Charm And Nostalgia Of 1950s Tinplate Toys

Founded by Dustin Lee in 2012, RetroSupply Co. has firmly established itself as an essential resource when it comes to midcentury-themed design projects. With a love for 1950s aesthetics and texture, Dustin has done the legwork for other graphic designers by developing realistic textures, fonts, brushes, print effects, and layer styles, crafted from real materials…


A Contemporary Sans Serif With Latin American Flavor: Merlod

Stawix Foundry was established by Stawix Ruecha, a Bangkok-based typographer with an inquisitive mind and an obsession with good lettering. Early on in his university studies, he was enamored with the aesthetic principles behind typography, questioning why there were so many typefaces and wondering how they were made, his fascination driving him to learn everything…


Create Simply Beautiful Social Media Imagery With Instaquote Lettering Kit

While Sam Parrett was working as a graphic designer in the music industry, he got his first taste of type design when he decided to craft a font from a rejected hand-drawn logo. At first, it was just a fun experiment to see what he could create, but he quickly found himself becoming fascinated with…


A Sans Serif With Organic Style: YWFT Crew

Organic is “in” and the trend shows no signs of stopping. Everything is organic these days, from whole foods, to cosmetics, to fabrics … consumers around the world flock to natural products because they’re wholesome and free of additives. They’re fresh and instantly more appealing than anything that’s been “processed.” And if we believe everything…


Sticky-Sweet With A Touch Of Grunge: YWFT Watermelon

When we were kids, there was no candy in the world that was “bad” candy. It was all glorious. A lost and unwrapped Jolly Rancher or Laffy Taffy that fell between the couch cushions, one that mingled with the crumbs of the Goldfish crackers we ate a month before, was still “okay” to eat because it was…

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