Collaged Walls: Martin Venezky's Appetite Engineers

Curator: Tim Belonax
date: January 7, 2013
Categories: Environmental Design, Typography
Tags: image making, Process, studio space, Typography
Walking into Martin Venezky’s studio was akin to entering Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. Every detail was overwhelmingly lush and full of life. I wanted to rifle through all of the printed ephemera and ogle his arrangement of figurines and objects, but good taste and manners obstructed my childlike glee. Those familiar with Martin’s work won’t be surprised to learn that his office is as visually alive and beautiful as his designs. Many studios I’ve visited tend to prefer work spaces with a clean, modernist aesthetic—portraying seriousness, efficiency and whatever leftover baggage one might nostalgically assign to that era.
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Marian, Une collection de revivals: Paul Barnes

Curator: Scribble Tone
date: November 19, 2012
Categories: Advertising, Book & Magazine Design, Typography
Tags: Process, Research, Specimens, Typefaces
You may have seen Paul Barnes’ Marian, when it was released in early 2012 by Commercial Type. Unfortunately, Marian, Une collection de revivals, a gorgeous 56-page journey through the process and inspiration, seems to have slipped through the cracks.
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