Category Archives: Helpful Things

Font Friday: Ten of the best letterpress, stamped and printed fonts for authentic vintage design


As designers we spend a long time trying to make things look authentic, and nothing says ‘authentic print’ like worn, weathered, irregularly-inked type… We don’t all have access to letter-press machines or screen-printing facilities, and the effect can be time-consuming to create digitally from scratch. Fortunately there are many many typefaces that perfectly capture the […]

Font Friday: Appareo


Font Friday is a series of posts showcasing new or interesting fonts that have caught my eye this week. This week it’s the vintage-influenced Appareo, a typeface straight from the pages of an antique book… Appareo is the latest font family from the hand of Kimmy Kirkwood, owner of boutique design studio Kimmy Design. Kimmy […]

Font Friday: The Luxx


Font Friday is a series of posts showcasing new or interesting fonts that have caught my eye this week. This week it’s The Luxx, a bold Deco with a twist I’d not come across the Valencia-based Resistenza Studio before now, but I’m wishing I had. The duo of Giuseppe Salerno and Paco Gonzalez have been […]

Client Work: Utterly Wow Logo & Website Design


Setting up your own company can be quite a handful, with lots to organise and plenty of decisions that need to be made before you introduce yourself to your future customers. It would take either a particularly organised or totally bonkers mind to try and do that at the same time as arranging something as […]