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Nursery Art Fun times

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No, I am NOT getting clucky!  However I have been having fun with some new nursery inspired prints this week.

Nursery prints bring a ‘back to basics’ approach to design – simple shapes with solid colours for little ones to focus on, coupled with inspiring quotes or cute sayings for the parents.

Never Give Up on your Daydream


check it out here

Another nursery print 31st May 2015

Little Brave

For the Love of Lettering: Stories About Typography


A great blog post about typography 🙂 enjoy.


I didn’t pay attention to font until I worked for my college newspaper. After months of poring over proofs in InDesign, I realized I was learning the differences between fonts, their specific names, where they fit best. I’m no typographer—I don’t have the patience—but I’m fascinated by the subtle ways type entrances us and the absolutely grueling work that goes into its design and placement. Now, not only do I know the difference between type design and typography, but I try to make an effort to appreciate the work that goes in to the books I love, the gig posters for my favorite bands, the fonts on my blog.

1. “Praise the Colophon: Twenty Notes on Type.” (Nick Ripatrazone, The Millions, March 2015)

Colophon: a statement at the end of a book, typically with a printer’s emblem, giving information about its authorship and printing. You know: the details about the typeface, the…

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