What really goes into a font? According to 80east Design, a design firm based in New York, a lot of color and experimentation. The firm was recognized in PRINT's 2017 Regional Design Awards for its Blümenhaus font, and creative director Trevor Messersmith says that it all comes down to play.
Designer of the Week Dava Guthmiller is CEO and creative director for Noise 13 Design, an all-women branding firm that's been going strong for 17 years now.
Editor’s Note: This piece was originally featured in the Print Fall 2016: Special Typography Edition as A Little Death by Karli Petrovic. Grab a copy before they’re gone! La Petite Mort: A Creative Side Project by Sub Rosa Words by: Karli Petrovic What happens when some of your design firm’s brightest creative ideas end up on the cutting-room floor?...
Print's latest Designer of the Week and recent RDA winner Austin Dunbar talks side projects, cool beer labels and keeping typography top of mind in all his work.