In addition to writing one heck of a worthwhile read, Vanessa Hua, author of Deceit and Other Possibilities, was a pleasure to work with in designing the cover for her first short story collection. She was interviewed by Bloom, and had this to say about the experience of working together on the design: “I love […]
Ain’t nothing like seeing a design come to life.
I have been very fortunate to be a part of the team at ZYZZYVA since taking on the redesign of the print journal and website a few years ago. Despite ZYZZYVA’s three-decades-long run, since I’m relatively late to the party, I luckily did not have to wait very long for a special milestone to come […]
Do you lack graphics on your t-shirts? Do you lack shirts in general? Do you want to dance? If you answered yes—or no—to any of these questions, don’t despair! Our new line of graphic t-shirts is now available on Etsy. Shown above, left to right, are The Maker Tee, Go Beyond, and Science! More designs on our […]
Just had a chance to watch the beautiful 3 Union Shop, a short documentary about the Colby Poster Printing Company, written and co-directed by C. R. Stecyk III of Dogtown fame: I’ve been collecting Colby posters for a few years (they even had a role in inspiring some of my wedding collateral), and I had the […]
Thrilled to be featured on Trish Witkowski’s FOLD of the WEEK with our design for the I AM STERN laser-cut folding mailer.
NYU Stern commissioned us to design a unique and tangible promotional piece for the Undergraduate College. We came up with the idea of doing a folding banner that could be easily mailed, but would unfold to a large size for display, like a pennant. We had already designed the branding for the “I AM STERN” […]
My brother Devin and I recently completed this collaboration based on an idea proposed by famed artist/author/illustrator James Gurney: “How would an Art Nouveau designer (such as Alphonse Mucha or Henri Privat-Livemont) design a label for an imaginary product called ‘Lionfish Shampoo?’” We went a little far afield from the original prompt, in that our […]
Our latest infographic for Scarborough focuses on the drinking habits of people from ages 21 to 34 in the US—”Shaken & Stirred Millennials,” as it were. Featured typefaces are Mostra Nuova by Mark Simonson and Andes Condensed from Latinotype. Check out the real one on visual.ly, or to see the infographic in its entirety (one very long […]
I was perusing Google Analytics, as one is wont to do on a Saturday morning, and realized that the Three Steps Ahead Etsy shop had a spike in traffic the other day thanks to a New York Times blog article about the popular television series Mad Men. A commenter had linked back to my shop because […]