Illustration : The Type Desk


All the Buildings in New York →

James Gulliver Hancock attempts to draw all of the buildings in New York City.

The Rio Olympics Logo: Spec Work?

The Rio Olympics Logo: Spec Work? →

The folks of Tátil Design, located in Rio de Janeiro, won a competition among 139 other agencies to design the Rio Olympics Logo.


Monocle Alpino, Anti-iPad Device →

Monocle’s Alpino newspaper may be called an experiment, but it’s a successful extension to the Monocle brand—a great variation on a theme.


Starbucks’ Smart Rebrand →

Starbucks has put their mermaid on overtime.


Eastern European Matchbox Labels →

Mid-century mass production printing on cardboard has a unique look that’s emulated quite a bit these days.


Clipper Ship Cards →

These vintage clipper cards were advertisements for shipping voyages, usually from a port on the east coast (New York, Boston) to the west coast (San Francisco). They were distributed by ship dispatchers in the 1800s.