Tag 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: Juliana Moore

Tonight’s short flick by Jackson Alves takes a look at some of the lettering designs of Brazilian designer Juliana Moore. She obviously has a good design sense since she has chosen to have an ampersand on a shelf behind her … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Spring and some other stuff

After a high of 18ºC on Sunday afternoon, March went out like a lion with a brief blizzard on Monday. There wasn’t a lot of snow but there was a great deal of wind, causing drifting.

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Not very much ado about a few things

It has been one of those scattered weeks with a bit of this mixed with a bit of that. I did some preparatory work for a possible piece for a show later this year at the Hand Wave Gallery. This … 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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Making Artists Books

I recently wrote several posts —Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part One,  Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part Two, and Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part Three— that began with an unusual book structure used by Wendy Feldberg. Here is … Continue reading

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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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