Category Archive: Making of…

Making the Macy’s 4th of July type

Macy’s approached me to create some light writing typography to publicize their annual 4th of July fireworks celebrations in New York. As if it needed any more publicizing 🙂 I was a little… Continue reading

Epitaph for Black Magus magazine

I was approached last year by the good people at Black Magus (don’t Google it, it doesn’t exist yet) to create a masthead for them and this was the result: The typeface was… Continue reading

Making the ‘Negative Beats Positive’ piece for (RED)

A little back story first as this project gave me the chance to work with one of my personal heroes… I first came across the work of Ian Wright around ten years ago in… Continue reading

Making the Discover magazine 30 in ferrofluid

Discover magazine –  a well-read science journal in the states – approached me to create a commemorative cover for their 30th anniversary issue. The big three-oh is always cause for celebration, particularly for… Continue reading

Killer: a gothic stencil font in the circus tradition…?

I’ve never created a commercially available font. Who needs another typeface? Well. A few people at least I hope. I certainly still buy interesting fonts when I see them. After all, it’s not… Continue reading

Making of… The Creative Review Annual Cover 2010

For the last 8 months I’ve been playing God. In an art directorial sense of course. It seems like a lifetime ago (last July!?) that Creative Review approached me to create this year’s… Continue reading