Looks like there is a new typography blog on the block. Simply titled, 80. Some nice work on there already and worth a look and a bookmark.
We are curious, would you like to shop for our stock vectors as single drawings or do you enjoy how we do it now as collections of 25 drawings? For example, iTunes allows you to buy single songs, or buy the entire album from a musician. Which method do you enjoy?
We have some good news for those of you who purchase items from our site.
This past weekend we updated our system to no longer need those pesky download codes! Now when you go to download your items, you can instantly grab your purchased items from the receipt, no need to enter the code to access the file. This should help speed up the process and make your life that much more easier.
2) The stock video section is currently getting a complete overhaul. We will now be selling the stock videos as individual items for one low price. This should make it easier for you to drill down and purchase the exact clips you may want. Keep an eye on this section, in the coming weeks we will be releasing numerous new videos.
For the past few months we’ve been creating something of a journal meets type catalog in collaboration with recent graduate, Sarah Kissell. We intend to demonstrate how our typefaces can be used in an appropriate context while also providing rich content for our customers, students, and the design community to dive into. Look for the completed, perfect bound copies to be available soon.
Andrew Clark is a London based illustrator that takes the banality out of colored pencil.
Discovered some bizarre, Czech children’s illustrations here.
As mentioned in a previous post, me and the crew of YouWorkForThem Bangkok recently rocked over 300 videos for U2′s new tour. Finally today, we found some evidence of our contribution on the mega-screen! Not the best quality video (earthquake cam), but at least its a start for now. We hope we they decide to use more of the work in the set as the tour continues. Either way, we will be showing a preview of our contributions in due time. (our work kicks in around 1:10 for a short bit)
After doing bank reports and tax papers all day, this was a fun break.
We did an Illustration Grant last month at Society6 and this month we did a Typographers grant. A lot of great submissions but we had to pick one.
The winner was Steven Bonner who had a lot of great examples of wordplay on his profile. His work is display in nature covers many styles. It is great to see people have an interest in type these days. You can see his full portfolio here and congratulations Steven.
The runner up was Jehoaddan Strain as we were looking for people who created their own typefaces. Jehoaddan’s website can be found here and also worthy of a bookmark. You will be seeing more of her in the future, I am sure about that!
Quick update on the last winner, Will Bryant. We have been working with him based on the previous grant he won, and he is doing some really amazing work. Will be excited to show everyone when it is finished. Thanks to everyone who entered and thanks to Society6 for producing a site that really helps graphic designers without exploiting them or their work.
I’ve really been enjoying the work of Mr. Armstrong lately. He does all kinds of wonderful large scale art deco architectural wonders using a variety of media & techniques. While the site is a little tricky, just be patient and click on the dates at the top to navigate through the various works. I also really love his drawings as well, definitely need to visit his studio soon.
San Diego is classy, Michael James Armstrong is proof.