Tag Archives: typography

If I was a cool kid…

13 Aug

In my youth my bedroom walls were plastered in posters of the Backstreet Boys painstakingly extracted from Smash Hits magazine.

I was not a cool kid.

If I was, I might have had these…

avett brothers poster status serigraph

band of horses poster status serigraph

flaming lips band poster status serigraph

avett brothers band poster status serigraph

Cincy_Phish poster status serigraph{Justin Helton / Status Serigraph}

They’re all designed by Justin Helton, a graphic designer based in Knoxville, Tennessee who blends illustration and typography to create these hand printed poster designs. You can see lots more (and buy one) at Status Serigraph.

Oh, and please feel free to share any embarassing teenage fanclub stories below… we’re all friends here ;-)

Words for #teamGB

1 Aug

{both unknown via Pretty Stuff}

The Union Jacks are bought, an elaborate travel plan is in place, my red white and blue clothing is washed and ironed. Yes, today is the first of my six days off to ‘do’ the London 2012… I can’t wait!

Can I live in your shop, s’il vous plait?

21 Jul

Today’s shop tour is brought to you from the amazing Kidimo in Paris. Owner Nicolas Flachot scours antiques fairs and flea markets all over the world for eye-catching signs, from which he hand-picks the perfect selection of wood, zinc and Bakelite letters to spell out a word of your choice.

Typography lovers, you’re in for a treat.

{Kidimo via Graphic ExchanGE}

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