30 september 2010

Lewis and Flip the bear

End of last schoolyear our son Lewis had the school bear over for one night. Check out my earlier post about our fluffy friend Flip.

FontFont Type Department


FontCast #16 — FontFont Type Department from FontShop on Vimeo.

If your interested in type, typefaces and typedesign in general watch this interesting video about the Type Department at Fontshop International, which was founded 20 years ago by Eric Spiekermann and Neville Brody.

28 september 2010

Anna Rusakova









On Behance Network I came across the very talented Ukrainian illustrator Anna Rusakova. Her work is very delicate and beautiful. She has a great feeling for typography, calligraphy and layout. Her Moleskines are absolutely fantastic, truly inspiring!

Encyclopedic birds



Woodpeckers, hummingbirds and birds of prey

27 september 2010

Edwina White






Australian born Edwina White lives in Brooklyn now where she work as both an artist and an illustrator. Check out her fantastic work on her own website and on her gallery's website

26 september 2010

Okkie Pepernoot




I came across these lovely children's books in my favourite thrift shop and much to my surprise I noticed they were from my old school! The black and white illustrations made by the author himself are really cute. I'll scan the best ones and post them another time.

24 september 2010

FontFont Focus - Meta





One of my all time favorite typefaces is Meta by German designer Erik Spiekermann. The designagency I used to work for in Amsterdam (Eden Design & Communication) merged with Spiekermann's company in Berlin (SpiekermannPartners). 
The comapny is now called Edenspiekermann and is situated in Amsterdam, Berlin and Stuttgart.

23 september 2010

( Ma + Chr )






( Ma + Chr ) is an art and design studio based in Paris, founded by Mathilde Aubier and Christine Delaquaize. In their work they cover many areas, from web to print, interior design, textile and illustration.

Crochet and knitting



Great German instruction book.

22 september 2010

FontFont Focus







FontFocus is a publication by typefoundry the Fontshop and (who would have guessed) on a particular typeface. It shows first sketches, all the characters, weight overviews, text samples. In fact, anything to get you to purchase the typeface.
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