The Typefight Print Shop is back and pitting letterpress prints against each other in a battle for supremacy (or at least a little fun). The prints of each competitor are available in very limited edition 25 print runs. Below is …
Today we pay tribute to Lou Reed, who died Sunday, with this famous “Set the Twilight Reeling” poster by Stefan Sagmeister from 1996. Check out the packaging for the album here. Via Sagmeister & Walsh.
Next to cash register receipts, common price tags are arguably the most taken for granted pieces of graphic design. Many today are rendered by computer, so why bother showering them with respect. Some are, of course, handwritten without the flair of a true letterer. And most are stock designs that come from a few different business stationery outlets that sell various merchant necessities.
Entertaining gallery from Letterology of vintage book illustrations, packaging, comic book covers and this, an 1860 clipper ship card for a ship called the Witchcraft.
José Reyes and his team at Metaleap Creative show the real potential of a typically restrictive design project with their major redesign of Georgia State University’s alumni magazine. Check out a sample interior here. Via SPD.
A spread from Unit Editions’ latest book, Type Only. The book showcases a number of excellent designs using typography unaccompanied by illustration or photography. Its sharp design is by UK-based design group Spin. Via Grain Edit.
Strong use of black, red and white design by Davide Di Gennaro for Link Magazine, an ongoing Italian editorial project, the latest focuses on the seven deadly sins. Check out more pictures here. Via Fonts In Use.