Coming out of school as newly minted designers, we often aspire to the heights of master craftsmanship. We envision ourselves creating expertly designed, meticulously implemented products that inspire awe with their beauty, artistry, and execution.
Then the real world promptly smacks us in the face.
Independent type foundry XYZ Type (base in Saint Louis, Missouri) has released Study, a new serif type family designed by Jesse Ragan. Study is based on a typeface concept rendered by Rudolph Ruzicka in his book Studies in Type Design (1968), but never previously completed as a functioning font.
We slacked on getting this up before Christmas, but thought it still worthwhile to share. From the current and forever champions of the holiday card, Bruton Stroube produced, shot, directed, etc. this short film that tries to spread the holiday cheer. It may be even more important to remember to spread (holiday) cheer now that we're all back in the thick of working in our cubicles.
Here's a clever concept that caught us off guard at first – spoofing maker films to promote Clementine's ice cream truck. Thanks to Brett Crow of the soon-to-be launched Polyphony Films for giving a detailed look into the spot.
This is a production we (Polyphony Films, branding, website, etc. still being put together in the coming weeks) produced locallyWe partnered with BYK Digital Marketing to push this through social channels. We are a smal[Read More]
Call for STLDW sticker designs! This is your chance to be a part of Design Week! Send us a sticker design by next Friday, September 28th and you might see it in the Design Week swag bag. Think design, think St. Louis, think awesome! Email all designs to Bill! [email protected]
There's a lot of hoopla on the internet today over the festival that wasn't, but we still want to shine the light on a pretty rad poster by local designer Matt Marchini. Here's to hoping that some sort of phoenix owl rises out of the ashes of this year's failed ordeal.