thoughts for a friday.

gather-journal-print-mag

daniel fischbaeck print via typo/graphic posters. for a long time, i kept hearing ‘print is dead’ and i mourned that. i love print. for many years i was actually a print production manager, working in ad agencies producing print advertising for campaigns like these for levi’s 501’s and condé nast publications. it was fun, it was tactile and it was... 
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a pinboard in particular: a book by its cover.

minoo-design-book

this is my latest pinboard in particular — i call it a book by its cover and it’s a collection of vintage book covers that i fell in love with. like so many things, they very often don’t design ‘em like they used to. always exceptions to this rule, but i love the graphics and typefaces i found in these book covers. bol.com and the accidental optimist. george... 
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thoughts for a friday.

sherie-muijs-nightshirt

i’ve had the flu this week so in-between bits of fevered delirium i’ve had lots of time to think. you know how when you’re sick it’s almost like new year’s, and you make all these really self-help, affirmation-like resolutions to yourself like, “when i get better, i am going to juice everyday. and walk for miles. and live more simply.”?... 
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playing with type.

type-as-art-prints

i’ve been looking around for some new graphic artwork and have come across a few things i really like from the danish stilleben shop. i quite like some of these alphabet letter poster prints, all on their own, alas i did not find a ‘v’. this big ‘a’ — a tribute to paper is quite nice, though.  
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oh, and happy, happy friday.

ciao-paris

this means absolutely nothing at all. except that i like it. and, wish i were running around italy saying, “ciao, i’m off to paris”. or something like that. have a great weekend y’all. i hope you’re somewhere fabulous. • images: ciao, via frenched; paris, via tom speirs  
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