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Unlucky: A Pessimistic Blackletter Script For Delivering Bad News

There is something about 1950s design that never goes out of style. Just about everyone will recognize the hallmark traits of midcentury American design, whether it’s because they lived through those years first-hand, or they lived vicariously through watching syndicated television shows and old movies. No matter what generation you belong to, the nostalgia of…


Midcentury Hardware Design At Your Fingertips: Transistor From RetroSupply Co.

Dustin Lee grew up enamored with the design aesthetics of midcentury America. His first introduction to the iconic style came with his discovery of comic books, old hardware boxes, and cone-top beer cans found in his uncle’s garage. While he admired the texture and authenticity of the original objects, he found it nearly impossible to…


Firebox Evokes The Charm And Nostalgia Of 1950s Tinplate Toys

Founded by Dustin Lee in 2012, RetroSupply Co. has firmly established itself as an essential resource when it comes to midcentury-themed design projects. With a love for 1950s aesthetics and texture, Dustin has done the legwork for other graphic designers by developing realistic textures, fonts, brushes, print effects, and layer styles, crafted from real materials…


Create 1950s Print Effects With Matchbook Print Machine

If you’re into graphic design with a realistic, vintage flair, RetroSupply Co. should be one of your go-to places for useful resources. Established by Dustin Lee, RetroSupply Co. is a wellspring of hand-crafted textures, digital art brushes, layer styles, print effects, and fonts for projects that need a genuine, “dated” appearance. Dustin’s work through RetroSupply…


Classic & Romantic: Belda From insigne Type Design Studio

Jeremy Dooley is the man behind insigne Type Design Studio, an incredibly successful venture that focuses on both commercial and bespoke typography. Initially founded as DooleyType in 2004, insigne (with a lowercase “i”) offers more than 110 products on YouWorkForThem, an impressive array of type designs for just about any and every occasion. Jeremy found his…





True North Celebrates The Canadian Outdoors

Beginning as a young girl, Cindy Kinash showed a great enthusiasm for art, displaying a raw talent nurtured by her mother throughout her childhood. At the tender age of just twelve years old, Cindy began selling her watercolor paintings at local events in the art community. She also enjoyed working on artistic page covers for…

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