Sol Linero

I spotted the work of illustrator Sol Linero on design work life the other week and was instantly taken with pretty much every single thing that she’s created, especially the alphabet print below, available for purchase through L’Affiche Moderne.


Sol Linero Alphabet Print


You can also pick up a number of her silkscreened art prints at her Etsy shop, and her Flickr stream is brimming with retro modern eye candy. The palettes, the style, the typography — I could look for hours!

A few tea-centric prints from Sol Linero’s Etsy shop:


Sol Linero Screen Print

Sol Linero Screen Print

Sol Linero Screen Print


images from Sol Linero

Sherwin Williams’ Color Chips Campaign

McKinney Matthew Sporzynski Paint Chips


I don’t typically get excited about the ads on the back covers of magazines, but the Sherwin Williams ad shown above, featuring an ice cream sundae made completely of paint chips, almost made my head explode with its awesomeness when I spotted it recently on the back of one of my magazines. I immediately wanted to know who created this awesome piece of paint chip art, and after a bit of Googling I found out.

Sherwin Williams’ brilliant new Color Chips campaign was created by McKinney and features the work of “paper constructionist” Matthew Sporzynski, whose amazing talent can be seen in the many paper creations he’s made for Real Simple magazine — check out a gallery of his work for Real Simple and be amazed.

Additional print ads from the Sherwin Williams campaign:


McKinney Matthew Sporzynski Paint Chips

McKinney Matthew Sporzynski Paint Chips


I’m also drooling over the two Color Chips television spots, created for the campaign by Buck. Amazing color and animation work.

Stills from the videos:


McKinney Buck Color Chips

McKinney Buck Color Chips

McKinney Buck Color Chips

Watch the videos:





print ad images from McKinney / video stills from Buck

Popsicle Greeting Cards from Fine Day Press

Popsicle Greeting Cards Fine Day Press


It’s summer, it’s hot, and what’s the perfect refreshment for a hot summer day? Popsicles! I love this new collection of popsicle cards from Fine Day Press. The cards feature bright and tasty looking ice cream novelties like push up pops (always one of my favorites), twin pops, neapolitan ice cream pops, and the melty popsicle that has been left to melt in the heat. Based on Fine Day’s original watercolor artwork, these cards are perfect for sending a summer hello. Available individually or in sets.


Popsicle Greeting Cards Fine Day Press

Popsicle Greeting Cards Fine Day Press

Popsicle Greeting Cards Fine Day Press

Popsicle Greeting Cards Fine Day Press


images from Fine Day Press

Cameron Moll Colosseo Letterpress Prints

Colosseo Letterpress Art Print

Colosseo Letterpress Art Print


I spotted this breathtaking letterpress print via @feltandwire on Twitter, and my jaw was on the floor as soon as I saw it. Cameron Moll, who also created a jawdropping typographic rendition of the Salt Lake Temple, has created a representation of the Roman Coliseum that is beyond words. Colosseo was handcrafted character by character over the course of 250 hours (for the original 24″ x 16″ poster — shown above is the smaller letterpress print, which features a portion of the larger artwork). Characters from the Goudy Trajan and Bembo Pro typefaces form the Coliseum, and the poster and print were letterpressed by Bryce Knudson of Bjørn Press in Provo, Utah.

A detail from the original letterpress poster, which is also available for purchase:


Colosseo Letterpress Poster


Both the poster and the smaller 8″ x 10″ print are available in black, as well:


Colosseo Letterpress Art Print


A poster of glyphs, based on the work of master Italian calligrapher M. Giovambattista Palatino and hand-traced by Cameron for use in Colosseo, is also available. If typophiles aren’t drooling yet, then I think this letterpress poster will do it:


Colosseo Letterpress Art Print

images from Cameron Moll

Suzy Ultman Letterpress Recipe Cards


Igloo Suzy Ultman Letterpress Recipe Cards

Igloo Suzy Ultman Letterpress Recipe Cards


It was love at first sight when I spotted these letterpress recipe cards and tags at the Igloo Letterpress booth during the National Stationery Show, and they just became available for purchase at the Igloo Etsy shop. Squee! They feature super cute illustrations by Suzy Ultman, and they’d make a great gift for all of the foodies and home cooks in your life. The set includes 12 recipe cards and 12 tags for sharing and labeling your favorite dishes when you take them to potlucks or give them as gifts.

images from Igloo Letterpress