Profile: Chris Gray

  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

Boom, our latest publication has finally landed! A work of art that explores the relationship between nature, motion and sound, The Interpretation takes us on a languid journey through a slowly flourishing forest. Hinting at vague memories of microbiology and rotating through a cool organic spectrum of greens, blues, browns, blacks and whites; this motion-based work will entrance… Read More

NowNow is an Australian born collective hosting an onslaught of exhibitions, features, mixes, interviews, and get this… they even put out their own magazine! /explosion noise.

Ghobad Shiva

  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

YouWorkForThem in Top 10

We are a little late on this, but the Fleuron posted a list of their Top 10 Type Foundries You Should Know About. We are happy to be included amongst them. What are some of your favorite type foundries (other than us, of course)?

Cinco de Mayo is a regional holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with some limited recognition in other parts of Mexico. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín.  … Read More

Profile: Mike Davis

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

Skute Freebie!

A.M. Cassandre produced the typeface Bifur for Peignot in 1929. Bifur broke from rigid typographic forms by combining Art Deco principles of obsessive geometry with the line and stroke of letter forms. Skute picks up Cassandre’s spirit and carries it onward in YWFT hand set fashion. And we are happy to give it out to… Read More

Hermès Scarves

Found (one F) these. Top left “Perspective” designed by AM Cassandre, 1968.

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