1950’s

Recta Is A Timeless Revival Of The "Italian Helvetica"

Created by Rebecca Alaccari and Patrick Griffin in 2004, Canada Type offers an expansive library of work that has seen an incredible amount of success since the studio’s inception. Over the last thirteen years, Canada Type has crafted a diverse array of type designs for all manner of theme and application. Giving thoughtful consideration to…


BIG Stencil Draws A Vintage Industrial Style

João Miranda describes himself as a “Jack of all trades, master of some,” although judging by his work, he’s actually a master of many. Having worked in art direction, graphic design, illustration, and lettering, it’s little wonder why he is exceptionally skilled in branding. His multidisciplinary career has enjoyed a great deal of success and…



Add Vintage Texture To Graphic Designs With Oilvare

Adam Ladd’s livelihood is firmly seated in the fields of art direction and graphic design, having worked on a variety of projects that include magazines, logos, and of course, type design. The Cincinnati-based designer has certainly seen his share of success since he first entered the professional world in 2003, with his work and experiences…



A Geometric Font Design Reminiscent of the 1940's

Connary Fagen is back again this month with another amazing design, this time by the name of Greycliff. Rugged, hearty, and warm, Greycliff CF is a versatile font family that contains strong capitals along with smooth, open lowercase letters that are effective in a variety of applications. The geometric, near-monoline construction lends Greycliff a classic durability reminiscent of the 1940s,…


Very interesting interview from over 50 years ago, which covers many topics of that period in America. Also interesting to see how Mike Wallace sort of attacks FLW on most the questions, and hints at the fact FLW was a communist of some sort. Some things never change…

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