• Rich Jacobs – Type Freak

    Rich Jacobs – Type Freak

    on Nov 5, 12
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    Once called a ‘visual arsonist,’ Rich Jacobs’ savage, sprawling illustrations have been shown throughout the world and have appeared on CDs, buildings, skateboards and more.  Inspired by psychedelic and folk art, and deeply involved in skate and street art culture, Rich is also the curator of Move, a series of group art exhibitions born out of a hand lettered ‘zine he started in the 90s. Rich currently lives and works in Oakland, CA. Jacobs has exhibited in the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. In 2008 his work

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  • New : Pennyloafer™ by Ashley Mackay

    New : Pennyloafer™ by Ashley Mackay

    on Nov 4, 12
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    Say hello to Pennyloafer, an unpunishably cute troublemaker of a typeface by Utah designer, Ashley Mackay. Inspired by Mackay’s roots as an Idaho farm girl with a penchant for bikes and kittens, this font is sugary and unruly with dingbats to spare. Buy it here&#

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  • Ashley Mackay – Type Freak

    Ashley Mackay – Type Freak

    on Nov 2, 12
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    Ashley Mackay is a disarmingly quirky and eclectic freelance graphic designer and illustrator based in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Her portfolio has everything from illustrations for Martha Stewart Magazine and HarperCollins to hand lettering for her mother, exemplifying Mackay’s unaffected and openhearted style–just what you’d expect from an Idaho farm girl with a fondness for bikes and kittens

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  • New: Watson Grotesk™ by Chirs Watson

    New: Watson Grotesk™ by Chirs Watson

    on Nov 2, 12
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    A dexterously ornamental typeface by London illustrator Chris Watson, Watson Grotesk is as at home on the back of a Hells Angel’s vest as it is quoting prudent advice on the face of your Grammy’s hand-stitched throw pillows

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  • Chris Watson – Type Freak

    Chris Watson – Type Freak

    on Nov 1, 12
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    Chris Watson is an award-winning, London-based illustrator with an incorrigible knack for steely, hand drawn illustrations. Besides being commissioned from around the world by the likes of Levi Strauss and the Guardian, Watson frequently indulges in his penchant for cycling, providing illustrations for periodicals like Cycling Active, Cycling Weekly, and Performance Bikes. Clients include: Penguin Books, Bloomsbury, the British Council, the Guardian, Reader’s Digest, Levi Strauss, Lewis Leathers, LaRocka, Management Today, the Idler, Savoy Jazz, Straight no Chaser, Loaded, Performance Bikes, Sideburn, Cinch, Selfridges, Colette. Chris’ AOI award winning illustration

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  • Free Font for Type Freaks by Chris Watson.

    Free Font for Type Freaks by Chris Watson.

    on Oct 24, 12
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    Just sign up for our email list today at www.typefreak.com and download a FREE Font of dingbats which we are calling “DingBikes” by illustrator Chris Watson. Chris is a world class illustrator who has produced award winning work for clients around the world  – including fashion labels Levi’s, record labels, magazines and books. His silkscreened prints and t-shirts have been snapped up at dozens of galleries and boutiques in Europe, Japan and the USA. His love of cycling has inspired this gem of a Font – “DingBikes” – featuring

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  • To hell with helvetica

    To hell with helvetica

    on Oct 22, 12
    in Artists, Ashley McKay, Chris Watson, DingBikes, Fonts, Julia Rothman, Move Zine, Penny Loafer, Ray Fenwick, Rich Jacobs, Risso, Watson Grotesk, Watson Steel Pen
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    VOLTAGE Advertising and Design is excited to announce a new side project – www.typefreak.com – a resource fro type addicts across the globe and an outlet for our indie type house built to feed the type-freak in all of us. Here we believe that the art within a typeface is predicated upon the artist that created it, emerging from each designer’s distinctive vision and one-of-a-kind scrawl. With this in mind, we secretly scour the globe to solicit unique typeface designs from some of the top artists, illustrators, designers, musicians, and

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