Friends of Type is an incredibly visually-arresting website dedicated to “original typographic design and lettering,” maintained and operated by four creatively gifted friends: Aaron Carámbula, Erik Marinovich, Dennis Payongayong, and Jason Wong. Together, they create and post a majority of the featured work, along with some occasional guest contributors. What started out as a bit of a joke between friends has become one of the best outlets for creative lettering around. [Read More]
Here’s a short video with highlights from a fascinating Imprint Presents talk I was lucky enough to help produce last year. John Maeda, is a gifted speaker who bridges design, technology, and leadership in a unique way. He also brought along several esteemed guests Jackie Xu, Sash Catanzarite, John Underkoffler, & Ivan Bercovich to stoke the conversation. My favorite parts were when he discussed his experiences visiting and working in Japan as a Japanese American, and also his inspiring idea of “do both.”
Head to the shop to check out two great new minimalist wallet styles from from top notch LA-based brand Heart Wright Co. Proudly made in the USA, and proudly offered here in the Typo Shop! The homie V, who runs Heart Wright Co, put in years of work designing accessories at a major streetwear brand, and this is his passion project.
It’s great to see clothing game OG Mike Dytri of Ludwig Van getting some much-deserved recognition on The Hundreds website with this Day Jobs feature! Mighty Mike has consistently been ahead of the curve for the 15 odd years I’ve known him. I’ve interviewed him here in the past and for Imprint Culture Lab more recently.