TinTin Covers By Dan Hipp

21 Aug 2011, 8:02am

Man, how good are these faux Tintin covers by Dan Hipp? SOOO good.

Wood Sculpture by Randall Rosenthal

16 Jul 2011, 11:31am

New York sculptor Randall Rosenthal creates amazing pieces carved out of single blocks of wood.

His work reminds me of ceramacist Richard Shaw.

(Via @kickthebobo)

Saturday Morning Animation – MK12 | Follow the Sun | 2011

16 Jul 2011, 11:07am
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Over 40 – February 2011

4 Jun 2011, 8:06am


All baby time in February. Took Duke to his first concert (Yo La Tengo) and his second concert (Ted Leo). A good dad wastes no time in giving his kid street cred.

Saturday Morning Animation – Looks That Kill

4 Jun 2011, 7:04am

Yuki 7 is back! Love those textures.

(First Yuki 7 video)

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Pitted…SOOO Pitted

2 Jun 2011, 12:26pm
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Original here.

(Via Boingboing)

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Over 40 – January 2011

2 Jun 2011, 11:27am


More baby time in January.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Typography

31 May 2011, 7:42am

View ‘em all here. Incredible.

(via BibliOdyssey, found by @RenderedThreads, retweeted by @eyenoise)

Saturday Morning Animation – Apache

15 May 2011, 9:28am
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7 May 2011, 8:42am
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Over 40 – December 2010

4 May 2011, 1:49pm


Wow. Look at all the couch time. Kinda sad. But it was a great month. Got to stay home with Duke the whole time. Had a great snow storm on New Years Eve too.

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Over 40 – November 2010

4 May 2011, 1:44pm


Had a HORRIBLE bout with kidney stones. That was the low. The high was the birth of our son, Duke on Thanksgiving. Amazing.

Over 40 – October 2010

4 May 2011, 11:38am


Better late than never, right? Been busy. Anyway, October was the the month of preparing for our son to be born. Not much else happened really. If it did, I can’t remember.

Great Gatsby Business Card Poster

10 Mar 2011, 11:37am

Another winner! What happens when you take the characters from chapter four of the Great Gatsby and decide to make business cards for them? If you are The Heads of State you have a dynamite poster on your hands. 32 different cards pulling from the design styles of the 20’s all on one sheet. This is also a great project for design teachers to give to their students. What a fantastic idea and executed beautifully. This was also printed by those geniuses over at Studio On Fire.

This bad boy is for sale too. $90 bucks. Hey man, quality cost. Do it!

(Via Beast Pieces. Again.)

Typography Deconstructed Poster

10 Mar 2011, 11:12am

A beautiful poster from the people over at Typography Deconstructed. The poster covers the Anatomy of Type and also has a Type Glossary. The poster is a high-quality 16 X 24 letterpress print produced by the print masters over at Studio On Fire. The detail on this poster is top notch:

The good news is that this beaut is for sale. The bad news is that it comes with a $100 price tag making it out of reach for casual buyers. (Promo code SOFMARCH2011 gets you $10 off throughout the month of March 2011, though.) If this were last year I would have bought it already and turned it into a tax write off for “business expenses” as this posterĀ  is top shelf. But life is hectic now and purchases are on hold. However, gifts are graciously accepted.

(Via Beast Pieces)