Archive for the ‘Graphics.’ Category

Ribbon.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

An epic collection of old French ribbons was discovered this morning. Here are some of our favourite spreads, click the links below for the individual books.

Velour (i) Velour (ii) Velour (iii)

Satin

Edged

Bouclé

Motifs

Tartan

Border/Chain

Mixed (i)

Mixed (ii)

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Polynesian Stick Charts.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

‘The charts represented major ocean swell patterns and the ways the islands disrupted those patterns, typically determined by sensing disruptions in ocean swells by islands during sea navigation.’

Fredun Shapur.

Friday, October 17th, 2014

From one of our design heroes these puzzles, by Fredun Shapur, have been reissued and are in store & online.

I love ligatures.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

For type lovers, a blog devoted to lovely ligatures.

 

Blok.

Monday, October 13th, 2014

A few nice projects from Canadian design group Blok.

Dick Bruna.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Via.

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Animal Logo.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

A new book on the shelf of 266 animal logos. A wonderful menagerie of graphics!

Textil.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Textile designs by Austrian designers Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, created in the early 20th century. Pictures via Met museum, Smithsonian & Harvard art.

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Full of beans.

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Coffee is good isn’t it. Here is a selection of old coffee bags, tins and boxes from around the world. Images via Ebay, Etsy, Adviz, Delcampe & the ‘Own Label’ book.

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Quality.

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Flora.

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Visual Field Recordings.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

New favourite blog ‘‘I empty my pockets at the end of each day and scan in the most interesting item.’

Flights of fancy.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

A bevy of old airline labels. Via here but many more here and here.

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8 Post Its.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Soapless Detergents.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

So sweet.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

A huge collection of vintage American sugar cubes. Really nice type & muted colours to be found.

Composition 51.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

More here.

Crock on.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

These plates make us happy. Even without food.

PVS_SG.

Monday, September 15th, 2014

A very attractive branding project for a provisions store in Singapore.

Almanak Silva.

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

A wonderful blog dedicated to the history of Portuguese illustration.

Stamp Station.

Friday, September 12th, 2014

For the London Design Festival we have made a little trolley of ephemera & 50 graphic rubber stamps. Take a seat & decorate the tags, stickers, bags etc. Prices start at 30p up to £1.50. Open 13-21st September from 12-6:30. 23 Arlington Way, EC1R.

Tamponville.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

A brilliant project by Aurélien Débat whereby buildings can be created from modular rubber stamps.

Game on.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Old game instructions sheets we found at the weekend, and beyond.


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Book journey.

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Four delightful covers via Newhouse.

Dessin.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014