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FarewellEtaoinShrdlu

The Last Ever Day of Hot Metal Typesetting at the New York Times 1978

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2018/11/20
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Letterpress, Typography

Excerpt: FarewellEtaoinShrdlu As someone who did an apprenticeship in traditional print and letterpress methods, this is quiet a poignant documentary. This film was made by David Loeb Weiss, then a proofreader for The New York Times, and narrated by Carl Schlesinger,… Read More

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Letterpress Business Card

UPRAW Logo and Brand Identity Design with Letterpress Business Card

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/02/10
Filed In Categories: Case Study, Letterpress, Logo Design, Portfolio

Excerpt:   UPRAW Logo and Brand Identity Design with Letterpress Business Card Really pleased with how my logo design for UPRAW has turned out, especially when seen as a letterpress business card, on some heavy textured black card. As you can see from the… Read More

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Brooklyn Bridge Letterpress Poster designed by Cameron Moll

Brooklyn Bridge Letterpress Type Poster designed by Cameron Moll

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2014/05/01
Filed In Categories: Designer Spotlight, Letterpress, Typography

Excerpt: Brooklyn Bridge Letterpress Type Poster – Limited Edition (1,500 copies) Shortly after publishing the Helvetica, Futura and Garamond Typeface Illustrations post yesterday, and referencing some older typographic work by Cameron Moll, I didn’t… Read More

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Sifter Letterpress Cards

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2012/11/26
Filed In Categories: Brand Identity, Letterpress, Portfolio

Excerpt: I recently completed the Sifter logo design, and was truly excited, and chuffed, to see how the letterpress printed business cards ended… Read More

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1950’s and 1960’s Retro Catalogue & Machinery Logos on Flickr

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2010/03/19
Filed In Categories: Inspiration, Letterpress, Vintage

Excerpt: Finding some real ace logo sets on Flickr or late, this one is no exception. Various logos, emblems, signs, letterpress blocks of 1950's and 1960's machinery and supply catalogues. Depression Press also has other Flickr sets of typography, design related… Read More

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