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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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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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the eyes have it

optometrists & eyewear logo, long island, ny

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subway typography

tile mosaic, nyc subway

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the secret to great graphic design is…

…you can never have too many exclamation points!!!!!

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the dot-matrix experience

some illuminated dot-matrix typography

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drop shad-bro

check out this type effect: like a gradient with a drop shadow. hmmm…

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