Posts in the category Design

Posted 5 June 2013
Categories Design, Letterpress

Dapper Dads

Towards the end of last year, the studio was all abuzz about textiles and patterns. The qualities of fabric, yarn, and lace seemed to hold limitless possibilities for reinterpration through the textural medium of letterpress printing. We followed our c

Posted 3 August 2012
Categories Design

Shout It From the Rooftop!

For the past six years, we have had the honor of designing the Summer Program Guide for Rooftop Films. Each year, we've kept the grid, layout and styles consistent. But this year we changed it up by making the guide much smaller.We had to transl

Posted 3 August 2012
Categories Design, Letterpress

Sleep No More

Our collaboration with proprietor M. Martell of the McKittrick Hotel has been fruitful indeed. We've been busy adapting the set of playing cards we designed for the McKittrick's special events to produce an ongoing series of Limited Edition prints for sal

Posted 18 June 2012
Categories Design, Letterpress, News

The Swayspace LetterPress Kit

Are you a member of the press, an event planner, or a design studio? Interested in getting a copy of the Swayspace LetterPress Kit? Drop us a line.The LetterPress Kit, designed and printed at Swayspace, contains information about the history of our shop,

Posted 8 December 2011
Categories Design, Letterpress, News

We're in a Show! New York Writes Itself

In June of this year, we were invited to participate in a letterpress show for a project called New York Writes Itself.New York Writes Itself (NYWI) is an amorphous creative production where the inspiration is created not by one person, rather an entire c

Posted 27 July 2011
Categories Design


@counternotions tweeted about a neat new advertising campaign designed by ad agency Cheil for Tesco Homeplus, a supermarket in Seoul, South Korea. Cheil created a large wall-length billboard resembling a virtual grocery store inside of a subway station. T

Posted 24 June 2010
Categories Design, Letterpress, News

Knot Practical

Have you ever wondered how you might survive in the wild? Well, we at Swayspace certainly have: where the closest thing to the natural world are the mosquitoes that divebomb from the Gowanus in the summer. What could we urban soldiers and keyboard jockeys

Posted 24 November 2009

Taking Care of Business Cards

Having been the ironic printers without business cards for some time, it's incredibly exciting to finally have fresh sets in our hands. It was a long process of Patrick doing several designs and everyone voting on their favorites. We finally settled on a

Posted 22 May 2009
Categories Design

New Rooftop Films Program Guides

Hot off the press - new Program Guides for the 2009 Rooftop Films season.

Posted 16 April 2009
Categories Design, News

BMI, BackStory, Hall & Partners Health, and SMP projects

We are happy to share some projects that we added to our website today. Click to see more information and images. BMI Advertisements (We already mentioned this, but have added a better photo to the portfolio.) BackStory Identity Hall & P

Posted 25 March 2009
Categories Design, News

BMI Ad in Spin Magazine Hits the Newsstand

We're happy to announce that the Swayspace-designed Radio Studio ad for BMI is on the shelves. BMI is super pleased. Below is a quick snap of Patrick checking it out in Hudson News.

Posted 25 February 2009
Categories Design

Crisis of Credit Visualized

Right. So how good is this? Really really sharp work in every way. Nicely.The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo. The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo. Via: Daring Fireball

Posted 21 February 2009
Categories Design, Ephemera


Thank you Jakob Nylund for these sweet fonts, neatly packaged in Illustrator files. Reminds me of scanning and piecing together type from old font books, but the hard work is already done. And did I mention that they're free?