Hong kong — THE FIRST reaction is delight. The second is a little discomfort due to the context you find it in. The third is a little disgruntlement over the execution, production values, or things you had no control over. Walking down Pedder Street this afternoon, I has happy to see a poster for Hong Kong Tatler, showing the ﬁrst cover from the redesign I worked on for the last six months. The headline was ...
San francisco — The type designer Matthew Carter is often quoted as saying, “Type is a beautiful collection of letters, not a collection of beautiful letters,” meaning that it’s more important for the letters to func...
San francisco — Whiz Burgers is a classic fast food joint in San Francisco’s Mission District. It was founded in 1955 and there is a pretty good neon sign out front that proves it. The food is just ok, as far as old...
Day 47 #100happydays: Dwellings
A little bit of everything
Letter Together: Day One
Typographic street art
Seeing it in print:One joy of a designer is the chance encounter with something you did.
The best part of Whiz Burgers’ menu is not the Fresh Banana Shake
My Valentine sent me a valentine. Sometimes the post is slow.
Sitting in bed with a bottle of chai and a purring cat, reading Keith Houston's "Shady Characters" and then ... INTERROBANG!
Jan Tschichold at GGG, an œuvre of contrasts and convictions, tension, but never indecision.
Found Typography, Pt. I
it is our last night in new york. we are hosting a party tonight. all i can think about are swashes.
Learning letters, Part Deux
The practice is all that remains.
The shadow of the past