craft http://design.org/tags/craft en Hand-Embroidered Type Designs by Maricor/Maricar http://design.org/blog/hand-embroidered-type-designs-maricormaricar <p><a href="http://maricormaricar.com/" target="Maricor/Maricar">Maricor/Maricar</a> are twin sisters and co-designers, illustrators and animators from Australia. They craft intricate and beautiful hand-embroidered and paper-cut <a href="http://design.org/typography" target="typography">typography</a>. Their embroidered letterforms are full of texture, pattern, color and character. See a sampling of some of their embroidered type below.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="762" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_00.jpg?1325664204" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_01.jpg?1325664687" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_13.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_05.jpg?1325664687" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_06.jpg?1325664687" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_08.jpg?1325664687" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="277" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_10.jpg?1325664687" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_11.jpg?1325664687" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_12.jpg?1325664687" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_15.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="436" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_14.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_16.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="816" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_19.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_18.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="879" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_20.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="621" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_21.jpg?1325664688" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_22.jpg?1325664689" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_25.jpg?1325664689" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_24.jpg?1325664689" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="450" title="Design, MaricorMaricar, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/04/maricormaricar_23_0.jpg?1325664689" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/hand-embroidered-type-designs-maricormaricar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/hand-embroidered-type-designs-maricormaricar#comments australia craft design hand-lettering typography Wed, 04 Jan 2012 08:02:28 +0000 jessicapatterson 3990 at http://design.org Tactile Typography by Dominique Falla http://design.org/blog/tactile-typography-dominique-falla <p><a href="http://www.dominiquefalla.com/" target="Dominique Falla">Dominique Falla</a>'s portfolio if packed with colorful and tactile <a href="http://design.org/typography" target="typography">typography</a> work. The designer/artist seeks to meld analogue and digital methods in her work, often first designing a piece on the computer and then hand-crafting the final piece. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_02.jpg" alt="" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="895" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_01.jpg?1323031594" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_02.jpg?1323031814" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="494" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_03.jpg?1323031814" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_04.jpg?1323031814" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="688" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_15.jpg?1323031816" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="827" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_09.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_05.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_06.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_07.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_08.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="446" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_10.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="366" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_21.jpg?1323031904" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="433" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_11.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="497" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_13.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="532" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_14.jpg?1323031815" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="276" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_16.jpg?1323031816" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_20.jpg?1323031904" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="876" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_23.jpg?1323031984" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="466" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_17.jpg?1323031816" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_18.jpg?1323031816" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="622" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_19.jpg?1323031904" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="523" title="Design, dominiquefalla, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/04/dominiquefalla_type_22.jpg?1323031913" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/tactile-typography-dominique-falla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/tactile-typography-dominique-falla#comments art craft design graphic typography Sun, 04 Dec 2011 20:55:33 +0000 jessicapatterson 3891 at http://design.org The Carpenter: Snapshot Video from DGS http://design.org/blog/carpenter-snapshot-video-dgs <p><a href="http://www.deepgreensea.net/" target="Deep Green Sea">Deep Green Sea</a>, a multidisciplinary design and film group in Greece, are in the process of creating a series of short films detailing the experience, "art &amp; science of professionals working with their hands." </p> <p>The first of the series, The Carpenter, follows the craftsman through the shop with nice type and infographic-style treatments, showing interest and beauty in routine. I'm excited to see what other craftsmen they feature down the road.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="308" title="Design, carpenter, video" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/05/carpenter_dgs.jpg?1320510385" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/carpenter-snapshot-video-dgs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/carpenter-snapshot-video-dgs#comments craft design infographic video Sat, 05 Nov 2011 16:24:49 +0000 jessicapatterson 3806 at http://design.org Canvas and Bamboo Bags Crafted by John Cho Moore http://design.org/blog/canvas-and-bamboo-bags-crafted-john-cho-moore <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/06/06/johnchomoore_bag_1.jpg" alt="Design, johnchomoore, bags" title="Design, johnchomoore, bags" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="271" title="Design, johnchomoore, bags" alt="Design, johnchomoore, bags" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/06/johnchomoore_bag_1.jpg?1307406501" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/canvas-and-bamboo-bags-crafted-john-cho-moore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/canvas-and-bamboo-bags-crafted-john-cho-moore#comments Accessories craft design fashion industrial sustainability Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:33:15 +0000 jessicapatterson 2882 at http://design.org Illustrative Stitching by Peter Crawley http://design.org/blog/illustrative-stitching-peter-crawley <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/28/petercrawley_11.jpg" alt="design, petercrawley, stitch" title="design, petercrawley, stitch" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.petercrawley.co.uk/" target="Peter Crawley">Peter Crawley</a> is a product designer in the UK who stitches graphic illustrations in his free time. All of his illustrations are created by piercing heavy watercolor paper and stitching through the punctures with cotton thread.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="415" title="design, petercrawley, stitch" alt="design, petercrawley, stitch" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/28/petercrawley_11.jpg?1306618993" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/illustrative-stitching-peter-crawley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/illustrative-stitching-peter-crawley#comments craft design illustration uk Sat, 28 May 2011 21:53:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 2865 at http://design.org Embroidered Penguin Classics Book Covers by Jillian Tamaki http://design.org/blog/embroidered-penguin-classics-book-covers-jillian-tamaki <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/28/tamaki_cover_threads_6.jpg" alt="Design, jillian, penguin" title="Design, jillian, penguin" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="918" title="Design, jillian, penguin" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/28/tamaki_cover_threads_6.jpg?1301352823" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/embroidered-penguin-classics-book-covers-jillian-tamaki" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/embroidered-penguin-classics-book-covers-jillian-tamaki#comments books craft design graphic illustration newyork Mon, 28 Mar 2011 22:16:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 2749 at http://design.org