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  • Nautical Anchors
    This set of hand-illustrated nautical anchor silhouettes was originally hand drawn with a pencil, the old fashioned way. The result is a natural hand crafted feel to the anchors. […]

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Best YWFT Fonts of 2008

YouWorkForThem has always been focused on Typography since day one. This year we spent a lot of time and energy on font development and commissioning new work, with big results. We premiered the idea of Hand-Set type, showing the world that typography is much more than what exists inside a font. Black Slabbath The Heaviest […]

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tDR rIP

Looks like this Tuesday the Designers Republic closed their doors down, according to CR. Looking back at their work now would be semi-interesting still, but seeing it first hand was a pleasure. From buying lps to dropping out of school, tDR was a huge inspiration to me. I remember when the Emigre Issue 29 came […]

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ZINE4

We are proud to announce the release of ZINE4. This time around we used our new product line up Guilloche & Moire as the methods and medium of exploration.

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Design Smoke

My friend Jeff Johnson from Spunk, started a video blog where he interviews designers, called Design Smoke. Jeff is often wearing a hat and smoking a cigar, thus guessing that is where the “smoke” part comes in. Jeff was/is one of the the most influential art directors in the Minneapolis area, moved out of the […]

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Guilloche & Moire

Our newest lineup of 2009 stock vectors, images and videos; Guilloche & Moire. Guilloche is an engraving technique in which a very precise intricate repetitive patterns or design is mechanically etched into an underlying material with very fine detail. Specifically, it involves a technique of engine turning, called guilloché in French after the French engineer “Guillot”, who invented a machine “that could scratch fine patterns and designs on metallic surfaces”. The machine improved upon the more time-consuming practice of making similar designs by hand, allowing for greater delicacy, precision, and closeness of the line, as well as greater speed.

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Buamai

My latest side project, Buamai, is now official. The goal of Buamai was to gather a select community of authors to begin creating an interesting image archive relative to art and design. The project is in its very first stages, so its fresh, small and just now getting off the ground but in the coming […]

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DRILLPOP

Was browsing around during a render today, came across this nice little gold nugget called DRILLPOP. Its full of some interesting old japanese and thai movie poster nostalgia.

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Product of Siggi

I strongly suggest you grab a stash of Euros and give a gift of geometry this holiday.

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How Stars are Born...

Mr. Gladwell is back with a brand new bag and I know you’re not gonna spend all Saturday at Borders reading for free being all creepy so check this video and get the cliff notes about Fleetwood Mac, getting your hustle on, and a fantastic reason for why you may not be famous yet. Or […]

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