The Graphics at Number 3

The Graphics at Number 3

As a designer, looking into the past can often give some inspiration; it also gives a better idea of design. I have already spoken in a previous post about helping to refurb my sister and brother-in-laws house and while dismantling and preparing we came across a number of graphics from history. It was a mixture of old items left in the house and some found under floorboards and in the garage and shed. I completed a post very similar to this when I cleared out the shed last year. Check it out here.…Read more
Missing Letters: Two

Missing Letters: Two

The first in the series for this blog can be found here. I wrote a post a year or so ago all about missing letters. From that point I have carried on collecting examples of missing letters. It gives the idea of degradation, that these letters may go missing and either spell new words or even words that a baby would be proud of. I really like the idea that I don't have to go far to find some very funny examples of them. On the whole this is not really a specific…Read more
36 days of type – 2016

36 days of type – 2016

36 days of type, is a project in its third edition that aims to bring together Designers, Illustrators and Graphic Artists to create characters from the alphabet for 36 days consecutively. The day before the project, I stumbled across the fact that it was starting up again. At that point, I did consider trying to partake in it, but didn't have any idea of how I would do it. It wasn't until the first day of the project that I went for it and looked at designing the something everyday for the 36…Read more
Typo-Graphics

Typo-Graphics

It’s not often I pick up the junk mail that falls through the letter box and read the information presented in front of me. Until now, where obviously the designer or printer hadn't checked the spelling of the town I've lived in for my whole life. I picked it up and thought it was hilarious, I even considered framing it. I suppose as a designer, attention to detail goes through my mind every time I create anything; we have all fallen victim to some sort of mistakes when spelling but this example is…Read more