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ZYZZYVA website featured on Flavorwire

Praise for ZYZZYVA

Just found out today that our identity/website design for ZYZZYVA was featured on Flavorwire’s “12 of the Most Beautiful Literary Magazines Online.” Flavorwire called zyzzyva.org “the bees knees,” in keeping with the insect theme.

Pilot & Captain Miami poster, using Bauer House

Bauer House sighting

Pilot & Captain Miami poster, using Bauer House While browsing today’s Fab.com offerings, I came across this “Miami Travel Print” by Pilot & Captain (a.k.a. The Heads of State), which just so happens to make use of my sole commercial typeface, Bauer House. You can purchase the print through Fab.com (once you sign up for an […]

Best Gift Ever: Linotype T-Shirt

Alyssa just made a masterpiece of a t-shirt based on the cover of a 1951 book called The Linotype Handbook for Teletypesetter Operation. Just in time for the screening of Doug Wilson‘s Linotype: The Film this Saturday, March 17, at the International Printing Museum. The t-shirt was stenciled and then hand painted to bring out […]

Duro Decals Box o’ Typography

The Duro Decals brand, which still exists today, has been knocking out good, wholesome, sturdy display type and lettering (in decal, sign, and stencil form) since 1938. The Chicago-based company begat “Duro Dan,” their quirky advertising mascot, a sort of elvish, mustachioed gnome-like character that touted Duro’s wares during the middle of the 20th century. […]