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Wild Ilk

Wild Ilk

From Birmingham  based design duo, Wild Ilk, comes a limited edition art print based on the idea of a labyrinth. Labyrinths are amazing and ancient structures with many uses. The obvious one being the labyrinth that housed the minotaur on ancient Crete. More modern uses of labyrinths are recreational, for contemplation and reflection. The structure...
MAUD

MAUD

Australian studio MAUD produce colourful work underpinned by some amazing typographic sensibility.
Oomph cards

Oomph cards

I was contacted recently by Oomph who who produce plastic cards. I gave them a trial and the results are fantastic. A really sturdy p;lastic card the same size/thickness as a credit card that comes in both shiny and matte. All in all a very cost effective way to make an impact. Below are an...
Impact Signs

Impact Signs

Impact! Signs is a leading Architectural Sign Company. They design, produce, and install high quality dimensional letters, custom logo signs, and metal plaques. Impact! Signs was founded in 1989 by Ammar and Shabbir Moosabhoy, father and son. They have built a loyal team of expert craftsmen, creative designers, and sales professionals with a vast knowledge...
The Fedrigoni Calendar 2013

The Fedrigoni Calendar 2013

The One Off have recently worked with Fedrogoni to create their wonderful new calendar. Collaborating with  5 type foundries and 2 illustrators the new calendar features 16 different stocks a variety of print techniques and a neat slipcase with a genius locking devise. Taking cues from the Woodstock colours, reminiscent of school books, they created...
Blush

Blush

Blush are a modern letterpress printing studio working in an old paper mill in North Wales, United Kingdom… Sexy time!
Jack Alexander

Jack Alexander

Manchester based Jack Alexander Studio have some beautifully simple typography led print work for the cultural sector. Top stuff on this small but perfectly formed Stacey based site.
Generation Press

Generation Press

Generation Press have a fabulous new site that also acts like a blog. Designed by build it shows of lots of their incredible and complex projects. One for the RSS reader I think!

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Ranch Magazine

Ranch Magazine

Ranch have some really exceptional print work.
Letterpress Links

Letterpress Links

What graphic designer does not go all gooey at the sight of wonderful paper-stocks letterpressed with beautiful typography, utilizing a wonderful array of inks? I’ve seemed to bump into lots of wonderful letterpress links of the last week so I thought I might share some. First up the wonderful Studio On Fire had this stunning...
Hello Communications

Hello Communications

Last Saturday morning I dragged my hangover out of bed to be greeted by a big pile of graphic design porn in the shape of Hello Communications 2009 work book. The package turned into a rather charming poster and the foil blocked book was filled with all their lovely work. The whole lot is printed...
Black Paper: White Vs. Silver Inks

Black Paper: White Vs. Silver Inks

Following on from my process black confession in an earlier post, the amazing Studio On Fire have a really interesting article about opaque ink sometimes not being so opaque!
Christelle Bonnet

Christelle Bonnet

I’m a sucker for anything paper and print based, so the work of artist Christelle Bonnet really strikes a chord with me. It really does look beautiful. Piles of wonderful stock stacked up on the floor, illuminated with an arrray of hues, her pieces are high on aesthetics. But in the current climate of eco-conscious...
Ill Studio

Ill Studio

Stunning typography work from French collective Ill Studio. They really have a certain style that has it’s feet firmly in the fine arts ground. If you’ve got five try and look through the whole site, you won’t be disappointed.
Studio View

Studio View

Ben from Studio View got i touch to tell me about their re-branding of A14 Printfinishing. They worked on some stationery as well, which was printed on a combination of GF Smith Mohawk and Colorplan, with a gloss black foil emboss. They also have a range of sexy print work on their site, with my...
Clusta

Clusta

Clusta seem to have a few new bits and pieces up that are well worth a look.
Felix Lobelius

Felix Lobelius

Some pretty fantastic work seems to be coming out of the Billy Blue College of Design in Sydney and Felix Lobelius is no exception. I love his packaging for a bookstore (below).
HEY Studio

HEY Studio

Can’t get enough of HEY studio. Simple uncomplicated design…
New AIGA annual by Pentagram

New AIGA annual by Pentagram

Super bit of print work from Pentagram for AIGA. The new annual is 368 pages and a return to a larger print format.  
6x10

6×10

FFF have just announced their first printed project. It’s called 6×10 and they have only printed 60 on some nice Robert Horne stock, so if you want one get in there fast! It features ten up and coming designers interpreting a six word story. Features the talents of creatives such as Chris Gray and Robert...
Studio on Fire Calendar

Studio on Fire Calendar

Studio on Fire got in touch to tell me about their awesome looking 2009 calendar. It’s a 4-color, fully letterpressed piece on tree-free 100% cotton stock and is available from their shop now. It’s so nice to see a studio with excellent design values cracking out quality letterpressed print work. From the looks of things...
G-Man update

G-Man update

Some loveley new work from G-man. He really loves using old techniques to bring real punch to his work. This image was exposed onto lithographic plates; these plates were then guillotined down to 1/3 A4 flyer size.The exposed image comes out silver on the plate. The image will start to fade in around 3 months...
Letterpress Cards

Letterpress Cards

My good friend Dan over at Creative Lynx sent me a link to these great Letterpress cards. I do love a bit of good old fashioned print. I’m particularly fond of the colourful pornographic numbers.
Notebooks

Notebooks

We have had a massive box of scrap paper build up in the studio over the last few months and in these hard times of the “CRUNCH” I thought I’d cut a bit up and make some nice notebooks. There is still lots more paper left so if you want one get in touch and...
This Is Feed Magazine

This Is Feed Magazine

After posting their magazine the other week it was great to get my hands on a few other issues. I visited the Feed studio for one of their nights and it’s truly an amazing space for students to work in. Any student magazine printed with block Pantone covers or spot varnishes is a magazine worth...

Printing Video

Saw this on ilovetypography and just had to share it. If you haven’t already seen it, it’s well worth a watch. With the advancements over the last few years of digital presses such as the HP Indigo that can produce work in short runs with no extra cost, I wonder how long old print methods...