PechaKucha Miami: “Typography: The Bold & The Beautiful”

PechaKucha Miami Typography

We are pleased to announce that we are co-producing the April 9th PechaKucha Miami event “Typography: The Bold & The Beautiful.” This event features 6 speakers discussing different aspects of typography. PechaKucha or Pecha Kucha (Japanese: ペチャクチャ, IPA: [petɕa ku͍̥tɕa], chit-chat) is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (six minutes and […]

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Sign Painter Documentary coming to Miami!

Sign Painter Documentary

Via the Sign Painter Official web site: “There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many skilled trades, the sign industry has been overrun by the techno-fueled promise of quicker and cheaper. The resulting […]

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Ottati Letterpress Birth Announcement


Just finished up a custom designed two-color letterpress birth announcement for the Ottati family’s newest adorable addition: Tate Wolfgang. The birth announcements were hand printed by yours truly on a Vandercook make-ready letterpress. For this two-color job, the client chose an apple green and warm brown. Each color was hand mixed and the green was […]

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Schrift & Farbe’s Letterpress Business Cards

Letterpress Business Card Post

Just got done letterpress printing the new Schrift & Farbe Design Group business cards. Letterpress business cards are a thing of beauty. I have always been impressed whenever anyone has handed me one. Usually the paper has a delicious texture and the slight indent of the printing adds another surface dimension. The look of a […]

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Thom Yorke’s Type Driven Grammy Poster

Thom Yorke Grammy Poster

In honor of Radiohead’s Miami show tomorrow, I found this type-driven poster of Thom Yorke. The poster was designed to promote the Grammys and is made up of things (mostly music) that have influenced Mr. Yorke over the years. See below to check out the song names including Bjork’s “Unravel”, David Bowie (“Ashes to Ashes”) […]

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Archer: A Workhorse Slab-Serif

Archer Typeface

Archer is a typeface designed by the type foundry Hoefler & Frere-Jones. Because it has eight weights and 40 styles, it is an amazingly versatile typeface to work with. It is a slab serif and has loads of charm without being too cutesy. It was originally created by H&FJ for Martha Stewart Living magazine, who needed a personable, […]

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