Some loverly typography here… really want me one of those globes!


Globe Jotter

These wonderful hand-painted globes are by Laura Maxcy, of Mississippi. Each vintage globe is drawn on directly using paint pens and then sprayed with a protective coating. 

As someone who’s not a fan of the pastiche quote posters that seem so ubiquitous, I love the connection between the sayings, the lettering and the globes. It’s this combination that gives the otherwise trite captions a twist of wit and whim.

“Although I got my degree in graphic design, I needed a creative outlet that didn’t involve staring at a computer screen all day. I started hand-lettering quotes on vintage landscape prints I found at a thrift store, with which I planned to decorate a room in my house. Instead I decided to list them on Etsy, along with my painted globes. Each of my items are definitely unique and one-of-a-kind.”

(via http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=ngvM6Vl7GZo&u=/watch?v=KH1ZbJwuvr8&feature=share)

As usual I catch on to things late! This is a great series and a unique and wonderful insight to the tattoo artists it is covering along with tattooing’s closed and underground  beginnings.

Definitely worth a watch, I watched one, then another and another and… well you get the idea!



It’s not every day you get to design a big ass new editorial site from scratch. This is a look into the design process for Polygon, the second of two huge projects tackled by Vox Product in 2012. Be warned: this is a deep look at our process and our work. Grab a beer or three, and join me for a…

This is a nice little insight to how one of my favourite websites (both its content and its aesthetically pleasing and forward thinking visual design).