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