Monthly Archives: July 2013

number stamps

As I am always a sucker for a nice stamp, Present&Correct does not disappoint.   Advertisements

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Ms. Bridge’s guest room

“I realized it wasn’t so much about the books, but the words that mattered.” I found this in the Times today in a slide show titled, The Mermaid’s Grotto. The walls of the guest room are painted with phrases from … Continue reading

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Dude!

I’ll admit it, I have a weakness for western-style typefaces. Lost Type Co-op has great stuff. Check out their DUDE SPECIMEN BOOK

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Custom Inspector Stamp

Wow. I love this. I totally want this. I found this on fab.com and it is made to order by the Cranky Pressman. These Ohio letterpress specialists (and self-dubbed “primitive sweatshop”) like things old school. The company has revived the … Continue reading

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Alder & Co

I think I just found my new favorite place to shop. My life feels really crazy right now and all of their products look very calming and functional and lovely.  

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Inkahoots

Check out this piece by Rick Poyner in Design Observer. I was originally drawn to the article by the typography on this poster and it’s subtle but strong message. Then I started reading the article and it really drew me … Continue reading

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Beautiful Books

It’s amazing how Penguin can convince me to buy books I already have in my library just by redesigning them. Yes, I already have Madame Bovary and Jane Eyre and Great Expectations, but they are so old and tattered looking, … Continue reading

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