Type creates a series of glasses inspired by typography


As a bespectacled type nerd, I am going absolutely gaga over Type’s new Garamond and Helvetica inspired glasses. Maybe I am geeking out a little too much but I just love this idea. The best part is that, not only did the Japanese based company create a style of glasses for each typeface, they also have three different weights for each. Cleverly you can buy both the Garamond and Helvetica glasses in light, regular and bold in your choice of black, clear or tortoiseshell. Shade is also available.

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Carli Krueger

January 24, 2014 / By

Classic cocktail Prints By Derrick Castle


Mixing illustrations with vintage typographical concepts, Derrick Castle carves the beauty of traditional drinks in his Classic Cocktails series.

Castle, a graphic designer and illustrator, has worked for some big names like Nike, Under Armour and Harley Davidson to name a few. Living in Nashville, Castle has been exposed to mixology and modern interpretations of classic cocktails through friends in the bartending industry.

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Carli Krueger

January 17, 2014 / By

Roxy Torres’ hand-lettered envelopes make an amazing first impression


In the competitive field of design catching the attention of potential employers is crucial. Freelance designer Roxy Torres caught the attention of employers before they even got to her resume. Using pencils, protractors, rulers, micro pens, Torres hand-lettered the names and addresses of studios she was applying, creating an amazing first impression.

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Carli Krueger

January 8, 2014 / By

London typeface by Antonio Rodrigues


I stumbled upon one of the more unique (but still usable) typefaces I’ve seen in a while this week. London is an elegant, Gatsby-esque display typeface with a pleasant use of negative space.

I wasn’t surprised to find out who was behind this polished typeface. You’ve probably seen some of freelance designer Antonio Rodrigues Jr.’s other work before, his type illustrations are all over creative aggregation sites. You may recognize his project Better With Flowers, one of my personal favorites, or another project, Stay.

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Carli Krueger

December 9, 2013 / By