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Stone Road Vintage Tags

I developed these stamps and tags for the guys over at Stone Road Vintage, purveyors of vintage home furnishings. The etchings and classic typography references their concept and reinforces their logo/branding.

Off Book | A Great Little Typography Primer from PBS

PBS’ overview of contemporary typography, featuring type-jedis, Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, whose amazing work you’ve definitely seen, probably without knowing it.

Creative Social Networking

Twitter Job Hustle from Wonder Years on Vimeo.

You can’t throw a rock these days without hitting someone claiming to be a “social media specialist”. Newsflash, having a Twitter account doesn’t make someone a social media expert. Bas & Daan however are another story. They landed cool jobs via some creative Tweeting and redirects. Hats off to them for a clever and industrious use of the medium.

Work In Progress, Aquatopia

I’m working on a fun logo redesign. Aquatopia creates innovative products that enhance bath time, naptime and playtime. Their award-winning solutions combine smart design and superior craftsmanship to ensure comfort and safety, and their lovable cast of aquatic characters ignite and inspire young imaginations.

Jungle Book For IPad

I’m happy to report that the ipad ebook I worked on, The Jungle Book: The Story of Mowgli & Shere Khan is now available for download in the app store. Rudyard Kipling’s beloved original has been beautifully adapted to seven kid-friendly chapters, each showcasing the iPad’s winning feature set. Congrats to Drew and Tom at Electric Type for a terrific product launch. I can’t wait to see this thing featured in the next iPad ad.

Awesome Industries Ambigram

When the name of your company is Awesome Industries, you’d damn well better have a kick-ass logo. This bad-boy lives up to the hype, upside down … and right side up. Designed, by mad scientist and type-master extraordinaire, Mads Burcharth.

 

A Fracking Great Animation

A charming animated piece by Steve Millington (aka Lord Dunsby). If you dig the retro  style, you might also be interested in Cartoon Modern.

 

Typography Class at FontShop

Want to learn the ABCs of typography and improve your design skills? Download FontShop’s Field Guide to Typography and visit their glossary page. FontShop Education docs are formatted for easy downloading and printing, perfect for the classroom or studio.