I was looking up some vintage Remington ads, and I randomly stumbled upon a Flickr set devoted to ATCs (Artist Trading Cards), which I had never heard of. In case you haven’t heard of them either: they’re basically mini collages, and there’s this whole community of artists who make and trade them. I have to admit, after looking at Mel’s Flickr set of her ATCs, I’m super tempted to try some of my own. I’ll keep you posted if that actually happens.
Some of my favorite images from Mel’s Flickr stream:
That last one is a clock, isn’t that cool?
ps) the Ohio references make this native Ohioan (me) very happy.
Posted in art, collage, Design & Paper, labels, Type, Vintage
Tagged art, ATCs, boats, buses, cars, Cleveland, clocks, collage, Columbus, Flickr, labels, letters, mail, Mel's ATCs, numbers, Ohio, scooters, stamps, tickets, trading cards, trains, transportation, travel, Type, typewriters, Vintage
I love these poster designs ALMOST as much as I love Glen and Marketa. 🙂
(All images below borrowed from TheSwellSeason.com, except for the autographed red lighthouse poster, found HERE)
Posted in art, Design & Paper, Type
Tagged animals, art, birds, boats, concert posters, concerts, Design & Paper, Glen Hansard, guitar, Marketa Irglova, music, Once, piano, poster design, posters, Swell Season, Type
Summer is wedding season, and I have a lot of soon-to-be bride friends (and crappy dress purchases) to prove it. So I thought it appropriate to feature a wedding invitation design company for today’s installment of Wordshop Wednesday.
For any of you in the invitation-planning stage of your wedding, I strongly encourage you to check out the Sonoma County-based Ajalon Printing & Design and their amazingly intricate and beautiful letterpress designs, some of which I’ve listed below. Make sure you have a towel handy, though, because you’ll definitely start to drool.
Oh, and get this: they have a massive Letterpress Invitation Special going on, which they’ve graciously extended until July 31st. Check it out:
Order (or simply place your deposit) by July 31, 2009 and receive 100 letterpress wedding invitations with blank envelopes and 100 enclosure cards for only $398!
And there are more than 25 brilliant designs to choose from! For more information on available designs, fonts, and enclosures, click HERE.
With the exception of the last two images below, all others represent one of the designs offered in the special mentioned above, which you can see more of HERE. You pretty much can’t go wrong.
To visit Ajalon’s blog, which offers frequent wedding planning tips and unique ideas, click HERE.Happy nuptials!
Posted in Design & Paper, Letterpress, Type, Wordshop Wednesday
Tagged Ajalon, Ajalon Printing, birds, boats, Design & Paper, floral, invitations, Letterpress, lighthouse, marriage, sale, shells, Sonoma County, Trish Jackson, Type, wedding, wedding invitations, wedding special, Wordshop Wednesday