Type Lust

Love, love, love calligraphy. Just saw this on Hypebeast. The Salamatina Gallery is pleased to host an unprecedented installation, Calligraffiti: Letters of Independence, by the cutting-edge artist Niels Shoe Meulman. This unique project will open on the evening of Thursday, July 1st with a live Calligraffiti performance. During his opening-night performance, Meulman will literally rewrite… Continue reading Type Lust

Xtra Life LYCRA® / BILLABONG Bikini Design Contest

Design a bikini for BILLABONG and win a 3-day surf vacation to Hawaii with professional big wave surfer and XXL Winner, Maya Gabeira. From the MyLycra contest page: Two prizes will be awarded in the Billabong Bikini Design Contest – People’s Choice Award, decided by the highest average score (with a minimum of 20 votes)… Continue reading Xtra Life LYCRA® / BILLABONG Bikini Design Contest

PORTS 1961

I am in love with the new PORTS 1961 website. With the amount of time we spend online scouring retail sites, it was really nice to see something different. (Though, reminiscent of the 2009 Uniqlo website.) I was lovin’ that long pink maxi dress as well until it looked like the model had a tough… Continue reading PORTS 1961

BLIK

So, I opened up my newsletter from THREADLESS announcing new BLIK designs and was pleasantly surprised to find there are a slew of new designs now online (from when we wrote about them over a year ago). The Threadless designs are posted each month by the blik team; users then vote on which ones should… Continue reading BLIK

Jewelry For (Type) Nerds

O.M.G. — that was my response when our friend Z (CommandZed) posted this pic on her Twitter feed. “O.M.G. That may be the most awesomest ring I’ve ever seen. Where can I get one?!” Here. And, while you’re there check out all the other graphic design themed goodies. LOVE. More details after the jump.

Alejandro Paul is the man.

Love, love, love (x infinity) Alejandro Paul. His new font, Adios, has just been released and it’s a beauté. This man is a master. There are no better ways to express how we feel than love, love. See all of his typefaces only at Veer.

ALEXANDER GIRARD

The late textile designer, Alexander Girard (1907 – 1993), is best known for his collaboration with Ray and Charles Eames. You’ve most likely seen imitations of his work and not even realized it. This blurb from House Industries sums it up best: “Every design discipline resides at the crossroads of art, influence, relevance, inspiration and… Continue reading ALEXANDER GIRARD

Build Your Own Fonts – FontStruct

FontShop has created a new tool that you build your own fonts online– FontStruct. It’s fairly basic– fonts are built from  geometrical shapes, which can be moved around on a grid. Once you’re done, the program generates high-quality TrueType fonts that are compatible with Mac OS or Windows. You also have the option of keeping… Continue reading Build Your Own Fonts – FontStruct

Daniel Jo

So, we got a bit curious once we started shopping MoMA’s Korean designer collection…. Who’s the designer behind the bird/cloud salt and pepper shakers? It’s South Korean Daniel Jo, alumni of Seoul’s Kookimin University. His website gives a peek into the production process.

Pancake & Franks

We’re a paper lovin’, smell the ink kind of group. As such, letterpress is pretty much the mecca of…well, our mecca. San Francisco designer Stacy Pancake runs Pancake & Franks makes greeting cards and custom designs — all 100% recycled materials. Check out the recently released wedding designs. Stockists here.