Ephemeral remains of Stephen Coles.
Writer, editor, typographer.
Oakland and Berlin.

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Laura Serra Portraits:

Ewok/bear hat self portrait by Laura Serra

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Bird/Face/Letter, an unfinished alphabet by Laura Serra

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Slapdashing posted this by simply copy/pasting text but without a link. It took me 5 seconds to find the original artist and site:

Virginie Morgand: Proposition d’affiche pour le concours des fêtes de Bayonne 2014 - non retenue

Slapdashing posted this by simply copy/pasting text but without a link. It took me 5 seconds to find the original artist and site:

Virginie Morgand: Proposition d’affiche pour le concours des fêtes de Bayonne 2014 - non retenue

The Antidote:

La Porta D’Oriente by Vittoria Giardino

Lillian Marcuson in a 1954 photo by Nina Leen. Illustrated in 2013 by Bren Luke.
The chair is a Womb by Eero Saarinen.

Abstruckt: Details of semi-truck graphics.
A site by Hazen Creative, Inc.

Chocolates for Breakfast Book Covers

Since its publication in 1956, “Chocolates for Breakfast” has appeared in eleven languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, German, Japanese, and Swedish. It was a bestseller in the US, Italy, and France.
In the US, according to the Bantam paperback edition, it went through 11 printings and sold over one million copies.

typeworship:

Chance favors only the prepared mind

This latest 8 Faces artwork print is by Berlin based, Laura Serra, and showcases her unique style of pencil lettering and ink splatter. Laura chose this adage for her poster by Louis Pasteur the French microbiologist and chemist who originally conceived the idea of battling germs to defeat disease.

If your mind is prepared you may be able to grab one of these limited edition A3 (297mm x 420mm) prints as they go on sale shortly, at 4pm GMT today. There are less than 50 left.

(via laureola)

It’s been fun watching Martina Flor’s Supernova script develop over the last year. Today it exploded at Typotheque where it was given the foundry’s typically thorough documentation. This charming illustration from the article explains that scripts rarely have extended families like text typefaces do.

Keetra Dean Dixon’s illustration for the New York Times on Election Day, 2008.

Compass rose from a 1956 map of Westphalia (via Michael Stoll)

Fischerspooner album art by Alias.

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