Tag Archives: graphic design

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.

Jasmine & Yale’s Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Our friends Jasmine & Yale are getting married soon, and Alyssa and I decided to go all-out with our letterpress habit to create their invitations. The design process started on the computer, but the goal from the start was to create something really special, where the computer would only play one part of the tune. […]

Scarborough MLB Infographic at Times Square

Baseball Infographic

After the success of our previous infographic project, Scarborough Research asked us to create a new infographic to explain the data that they had gathered regarding “Generation Y” fans of Major League Baseball. The goal was to create a piece that felt “baseballish” and sporting without being overly cliché. I’m particularly proud of the angularly-accurate, […]

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 […]

Scarborough Research Republican Voters Infographic

Super Tuesday Infographic

Scarborough Research asked us to create a very comprehensive infographic for Super Tuesday to explain the data that they had gathered regarding the demographics and media preferences of Republican voters. We went with a simplified type and color palette that we hoped would make the data easy to digest, and wherever possible, we erred on […]

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. […]