I think I might have seen the work of Richard Perez first on ffffound and then traced it back to his site, but then immediately I started seeing him in a few other spots and was really impressed. He can do the fun 50’s illustration that we all love these days but he can also… Read More
For a short while (one year), I went to art school at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minnesota. During my time there, I knew this character Aaron Draplin, he was a friend of my roommate. Back then, I would say me and him had very different opinions on graphic design and our approach… Read More
I’m trying to get this posted before Matt walks in the door. He’s been coming into our office lately to work on some new fonts, because this office is a designated typographic zone. When Matt isn’t making fonts he’s filming, experimenting with photography, and racing over midwestern hills and across valleys in his VW…. Read More
Our buddy Mike Davis has some new keychains that he did with Kid Robot based on his alphabet poster. Each letter of the alphabet is designed to be a word starting with that letter. They are having a release party at Robot Love (MPLS) on Thursday, May 21st. I would get there early as… Read More
The fine people at Wolff Olins have a new blog called Never Work. It is pretty wild how they have the navigation set up. I don’t think I like it but it is interesting non-the-less. I need to make an account. Will do when I have some time.
This week we feature British designer, Chris Gray. I came across one of his shirts on Beautiful Decay and was pleasantly surprised by his other work. Let’s learn a little more about him. Name: Chris Gray Company: Toy / WSS Website: http://www.thisistoy.com / http://www.weshallsee.co.uk Short explanation of what you do… Read More
I have been getting into graphic design from Iran again and there is a name that I always love seeeing, Ghobad Shiva. His work is varies from illustration to modernist with a strong sense of typography. He has a site that shows all of his works, here. Ghobad also has a new book… Read More
Mike Davis works just down the hall from us so there’s a pretty good dialogue back and forth between our office and Burlesque where he works. He’s also a huge nerd for classic graphic design and runs a blog , So Much Pileup, devoted to digging up the greatest of graphic ephemera from the high… Read More