Tag Archives: letters

Typography

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Helvetica bashing

David Carson. Once a typography guru, but when I read his name – while looking for the right font on MyFonts.com – I had to dig deep to place it. He had an intuitive sense of design, his typo was cawazy! {ok … Continue reading

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Originals

Today I had a closer look at Handjob, a book about handmade typography, curated by Mike Perry. I just  l o v e  wonky letters drawn by hand, ideally expressing original thoughts. It’s refreshing to see all of this was … Continue reading

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Ave | Sunday t-shirt

This Sunday’s t-shirt is inspired by a book for sign painters. Trained craftsmen who used to paint words, onto shop windows for example. It has been out of sight for quite a while, but it’s back I have noticed, beautifully constructed pieces … Continue reading

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Adventurous spark

Often art is meant to provoke thoughts. This one is meant to spark action. Doe Iets means ‘do something’, and when I passed it early morning, with the rising sun beaming through, it did fill my head with energy and wannadoos. … Continue reading

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Wonder

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Ave | Sunday t-shirt

 

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Encore

After more than a week in a vase, an encore, for today. Actually, I noticed the rather generic flower shape of the China Aster changes into a dramatic bundle of colorful ribbons when it’s blown.

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Just a thought

This year it will be more of this. Short, intriguing and maybe not instantly clear. This is woodblock printing. The work of Anthony Burrill, and if you watch the video’s on his site you’ll see there’s more to him than … Continue reading

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