Tag Archives: vintage type

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On-the-day design & print work for a December wedding


Following on from these invitations and RSVP website last year, Ryan & Steph’s wedding day was also packed with lots of custom design work, captured in typically comprehensive style by the wonderful Mister Phill who was on hand to document their day! I don’t always get to see finished work in the final context. So […]

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 […]

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Logo Design: The Library


An artisanal, craftsman-like approach to drink preparation from head librarian Joel Whitmore and proprietor James Fowler has swiftly positioned The Library as one of the most respected purveyors of fine spirits and cocktails in the country, despite still being in their first year of opening… The Library is an unassuming venue, tucked away on the […]

Print Design: Oxfords Bakery School of Bread


Oxfords has been baking bread across the South West of England since the start of the last century, so working with them gave the perfect opportunity to really explore some period design The Dorset-based bakery have been producing bread since 1911, with current owner Steven Oxford still using the same proven recipes and techniques established […]

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Print Design: The Larder House


Another bit of branding and design work on the blog, with a look at the artwork created for the launch of the Dorset-based restaurant’s regular “Folk & Fayre” Artisan market The Larder House has made quite a name for itself on the South Coast since opening at the start of 2011, combining a uniquely focused […]