The results are in! After testing dozens of weights and finishes, we finally found a paper with a good balance of tactility and smoothness. This paper worked well with the letterpress printing process, while bringing out the lyrical quality of David Bisku
In our original translation of David Biskup's photograph of the Gowanus Canal (see our The original digital fileLetterpress print on Mohawk Superfine 260# DTCLetterpress print on Hahnemühle Copperplate Bright White 600 gsmThe Mohawk Superfine's smoo
The other day, we pulled out a bunch of foundry type for a lead type project (post on that to come later). We were looking for some Futura, but I don't think we ended up finding the right size. In anycase, lots of other type goodness came out of sto
Our pals over at Lite Brite Neon recently created a bicycle out of neon tubes inspired by Patrick's ride, which was designed and manufactured by Alternative Needs Transportation. It's for the Sony Madison Avenue store.
Listening to the full new Neko Case album, Middle Cyclone on NPR's site. Nice.
New furnitureFresh printing
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?
Christoph Niemann has made some pretty sweet Lego "sculptures" of some New York things he's missing from far-away Berlin.Via Troy
Super amazing stitched "gigipan" image of Barack Obama's inauguration. 220 images stitched together. Click the snapshots below the main image to see some areas of the photo that people have found interesting. And make sure to check out the full-windo
I got a new-old typewriter for Christmas! and it has such a cute face:
I'm kind of in love with the Mast Brothers' packaging. The fact that it encases a bar of chocolate doesn't really hurt things either. Thanks to gnuf's flicker account for the pic.
I'm loving how Hooper, an amazing tattoo artist, has created a brand for himself. The blog, merch, and a design portfolio. And, above all, his work provides for some stellar design inspiration: intricate patterning, challenging compositions (they're
Mini article about Den Apparently they are showing cool things there...
The chronicle of Cabel Sasser's design process for his wedding – including letterpress invitations. Lots of folks sharing this with us.Wouldn't expect anything less from one of the founders of the excellent Panic. We love Coda.