Category Archives: typography

Some Degree of Success

I accomplished a few things this week. I re-strung the prototype wind spinner, back on cotton cord. It was more complicated than the previous time since the three parts of each unit were now glued together, and therefore I had … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Martina Flor and Neil Summerour

The Decorata font family created by Berlin-based designer/illustrator Martina Flor and type designer Neil Summerour is featured in the final lettering video for April. From the original text accompanying the flick: For this unique project, Martina created several versions of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Estudio Itálico

Hand lettering signs for businesses is an old tradition that carries on today. This video features the work of Estudio Itálico, and shows some of the ways members of the trade have adopted modern digital technology.     Have a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Aurelie Maron—Chalk Lettering

The theme for this month’s Friday Night Flicks is lettering, beginning with today’s flick featuring the work of typographer and graphic designer Aurelie Maron. The short film by Camille Santiago shows the creation of a ‘chalkboard’ sign.     You … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Leo Shallat

Today’s two short flicks feature Calligraffiti artist Leo Shallat.       If you would like to try gothic lettering (often used in calligraffiti) this weekend, you will find an introductory tutorial on Blackletter calligraphy here.

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Unsquare Dance

I finished my entry for the #areyoubookenough_recycle November challenge.

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Summer Memories

The main project for the week was completing my submission for the September #areyoubookenough_weathered challenge. I cut it pretty close, but did get Summer Memories finished by the end of the month.

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… and done.

I finally finished Nurture, not Nature! Here’s a quick shot of it on the bench.

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More Slow Progress

The weather cooled off, but I didn’t speed up. I have started playing with the final layout for Nurture, not Nature though.

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Inheritance/Nurture, not Nature

I’ve been working on two new pieces this week involving a combination of printed panels and folded two-part menko. Some of the papers I am using are my hand made ones. The coloured one above contains asparagus fibre and delphinium … Continue reading

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