We’re on part five of my roundup of 2012 calendar designs, and today’s ten choices represent a wide range of styles, from the super cute to the boldly colored and lusciously letterpressed. Let’s get started!
I can’t help but smile at all of the adorable illustrations featured in milk and cookies’ 2012 mini calendar.
The 5th annual Sadly Harmless Calendar, “Grow”, features a different ink and watercolor illustration for each month of the year, featuring favorite animals, each growing unique habitats, plants, and other surprises.
Freckle Paper’s 2012 Farm Stand Finds calendar features watercolor reproductions of seasonally-inspired fruits and veggies.
Smock has a quartet of lovely letterpress printed calendars, each featuring a different, vividly colored illustration.
Snow & Graham always has great calendar designs. This year’s include a desk calendar, wall calendar, mini desk calendar, and accordion calendar.
UK shop, Found, commissioned two graduate illustration students to create letterpress calendars that celebrates something unique to 2012. Charlotte Trounce created an Olympic-themed design to celebrate London’s forthcoming Games, and Stephie Ginger gave a nod to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with her royal purple and deep ochre hued design.
So much wonderful color and pattern going on in Jessica Swift’s 2012 calendar designs, which include both a small, desk-friendly calendar and a larger wall calendar.
Meghan McCrary’s geometric patterned calendar includes stickers so you can mark all sorts of events throughout the year: craft shows, farmers’ markets, haircuts, tattoo appointments, vet appointments, camping trips, marathons, concerts, happy hours, book clubs, canoe trips, girl scout cookie arrival, and plenty of other special occasions.
images from their respective owners