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the matrix reloaded

my commuter train platform has finally reopened after renovations, but now the dot matrix typography on the information displays has weird, nonsensical, thick and thin strokes. huh. more dot matrix typography here   Advertisements

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new work!

new magazine: “32 NEW RECIPES: Tasty Ways to Cook Smarter, Faster & Healthier” check out more work (and full credits) here check out more about me here check out my (somewhat silly and somewhat artistic) Tumblr here

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Posted in design, magazines

thrown under the bus

i was thrown for a loop by this huge lettering on the street in nyc. it looks like it was executed with single foot-and-a-half-wide paint roller.

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new work!

new magazine: “SAVOR YOUR SUMMER” check out more work (and full credits) here check out more about me here check out my (usually silly but occasionally artistic) Tumblr here

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à la mode

love the style of this hand-painted sign that hangs in the Tenement Museum, NYC. (I’m guessing that it originally hung across the street, at 96 Orchard.) It commemorates the history of the garment industry in New York’s Lower East Side.

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found & lost

finally found a minute to run uptown to see Will Eisner: The Centennial Celebration 1917-2017, an exhibit at the charming upper eastside headquarters of the Society of Illustrators. Will Eisner (1917–2005) was a major innovator and influencer in American comic

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Posted in 30's, 40's, books, cartoonists, comic books, sva

road show

layered and weathered decals on the outside of this long island rail road train appear as an interesting distressed type effect

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