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.

Yale, Vance, Neil

Yale is on point, lots of great grad work coming out of there (Hi Vance!) Neil Donnelly’s 100 Warm Jets project for instance, is an interesting exercise in process, organization, and presentation.

Matter Zine

About a month ago we released a new font, Matter. We felt it would be beneficial to go an extra mile and create a small PDF zine to further show the typographic value of Matter. Download the Matter Zine (Right-Click, Save As)

Profile: Joakim Jansson

Swedish graphic designer Joakim Jansson is this week’s featured designer. His work encompasses many areas related to design including art direction, graphic design, typography, illustration, branding and web. He also contributes to the Style Press blog and DJs as Soda Popinski in his spare time. Here’s a little more about him and his work…

Canada Type Collection: 02

From the big wigs over at Canada Type we now have their second bundled collection. This set includes 14 different type families and a total 31 different font weights and variations. So go ahead, revive and freshen up your font collection with this super discounted set today! This package saves you over $125! In this… Read More

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