Friday, January 24, 2014

Letterpress Workers PoP Up Letterpress Poster Show

LETTERPRESS WORKERS pop-up letterpress poster show in Milan over the week. These were the creations at the 2ND. edition congress hosted by OFFICINA TIPOGRAFICA NOVEPUNTI held last spring. I had the pleasure in participating and contributing to this interactive event with other passionate people of graphic design and letterpress. The congress was held at MACAO a dual functioning workspace which once housed a slaughterhouse and fruit/vegetable market to Milanese.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Say it in Italian: mini letterpress notecards

You don’t have to be Italian to say something in Italian! Italian mini letterpress notecards. Tanti Auguri & tante belle cose, roughly translates to congratulations & many beautiful things. Notes printed on text weight Italian Magnani ivory paper | Neenah Classic Crest text weight handmade envelopes in a variety of textures/colors  - hand printed in one color | eggplant. 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Bathroom Renovation, Process and Economy

Recently we started a renovation in our main bathroom. This process entails economy in many ways. I think it’s a good word to describe the style we lean towards. Inspiration at work and at home come in many forms and guides our design process and choices. Human concepts, good reads, visuals snippets of what we find beautiful--from modern to rustic to audio to print all combined spur insight into what works well with us.

Friday, January 10, 2014

2014 Letterpress Wish From Amsterdam

My letterpress mentor and friend Thomas Gravemaker, whom I first met in Paris, sent me a special letterpress wish from Amsterdam, and I received it today! He has recently set up his office back there and I look very much forward to visiting his new studio soon.
Some of his very interesting work is here.