Monthly Archives: February 2011

Vintage Seed Catalog Design

While exploring The Smithsonian Institution Libraries’ website I stumbled upon an amazing collection of gorgeous seed and nursery catalogues dating from 1830 to present. The illustrations and hand drawn typography are not only stunning but so relevant to today’s design trends. … Continue reading

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Nutritional Food labels

A role graphic designers take seriously is that of the ‘communicator’. When I first saw the new food nutritional labels that the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute recently developed it made me question what exactly the designer of … Continue reading

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