Design Work Life have a great feature on photographer Ramiro Chavez, who clearly has a thing for signage and lettering amongst other things.
Speaking of nice lettering, I recently picked up this book ALPHAPET for my daughter. Designed by Shiho Ishikawa, the book is available in several languages, and it features perforated letters which pop out, and fold into an animal beginning with that letter. For example, the A pops out, and folds into an alligator. Thinking about [...]
LetterCult have posted up submissions for ALPHABATTLE 5, here are a couple of good examples.
My crazy friend Chad from Foreign Family has just posted an interview with equally crazy Ivan, owner of SKULLS Barcelona, who is in town right now.
Speaking of nice typography on posters, check out this work by Fabian Gonzales. To be honest, I haven’t read enough comics to be able name all the characters. Via Neatorama.
Posters of Fortune is a fun project, and it’s produced some impressive results too. 20 fortune cookie fortunes were sent to 20 typographers around the world, and as a result, anyone has the chance to bid on a beautiful poster, like this one by Niels Shoe Muelman. Check out the all-star line-up. Via Inspiration Lab.
It’s Record Store Day tomorrow. Granted, this is a promotion by indie record stores to try and get you into indie record stores, but I’m not opposed to that! Certain stores participate, such as my friends at Deadly Dragon Sound in NYC. They’re having a sale. Other stores offer limited edition releases and so on. Hit [...]
Having missed the first one somehow, I went to check out LA’s 2nd CicLAvia event this weekend, and I was really impressed. The event is based on a weekly event in Bogota, Colombia, where city streets are closed to cars and opened for bikes, pedestrians, etc. The next one is set for 7/10/11 and I [...]
The homies at Listen Recovery have posted up Edward O. Bland’s controversial 1959 flick featuring a young Sun Ra, for your watching & listening pleasure.
Here’s some new music some from old friends in BK. Here’s what they said about it: Junk Science & Scott Thorough made a record together. It’s called “Phoenix Down” and it’ll be out on May 31st, 2011 on Modern Shark. The beats for “Phoenix Down” were made by Snafu & Scott Thorough using all original [...]