brilliant design rant (contains swearing)


I’ve heard more designers talk about their thoughts, inspirations and the subtleties of what makes good or successful design, than most people have had hot dinners. Then there’s Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. (  » continue  )


wish i’d done that – muppet posters

Love these retro Muppet concert posters that I saw through twitter, via @thinktradigital. Created by illustrator Michael De Pippo the vector illustrations and simple bold colours are really eye-catching. Looks like they will be screenprinted soon and available through his site. Might have to get a couple for the kids rooms. (  » continue  )


wish i’d done that – rex cinema


I came across these posters for the Rex Cinema in Berkhamstead in England, and was blown away by the sheer beauty of them. (  » continue  )


‘little women the musical’ poster design

It’s been a busy few months, hence the reason my blog posts have been sporadic to say the least. I’m close to finishing a ‘longish’ freelance contract which has kept me quiet for a couple of months. However during this period I was approached to create a design for a new production of “Little Women the Musical” being produced by Samuel Julyan and Skye Crawford. (  » continue  )


i want to work here, and drink jack daniel’s



While I’m on this vintage, authentic typography kick, check this video out. Is this the coolest place or what? Yee-haw Industrial Letterpress in Knoxville Tennessee. They even mix some Jack Daniel’s in the ink….brilliant, although a tad wasteful as it could be put to much better use. They have a large shop of prints, t-shirts etc and a facebook page that shows the designs that were featured in this video. (  » continue  )