2012 Calendar Designs, Part 5

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.

2012 Calendar Milk and Cookies

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.

2012 Calendar Sadly Harmless

Freckle Paper’s 2012 Farm Stand Finds calendar features watercolor reproductions of seasonally-inspired fruits and veggies.

Farm Stand Calendar

Smock has a quartet of lovely letterpress printed calendars, each featuring a different, vividly colored illustration.

2012 Letterpress Calendar Smock

Snow & Graham always has great calendar designs. This year’s include a desk calendar, wall calendar, mini desk calendar, and accordion calendar.

Snow & Graham Calendars

2012 Calendar Designs

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.

London Olympics Calendar

Diamond Jubilee Calendar

Egg Press and Blue Sky have teamed up again to offer a great selection of planners, agendas, and calendars for 2012. Find them at your local Target location as of November 1.

Egg Press Blue Sky Planners 2012

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.

Jessica Swift 2012 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.

Meghan McCrary Calendar

Meghan McCrary Calendar

April from Everything Little Miss was inspired by Maurice Sendak’s “Chicken Soup with Rice” for her 2012 desk calendar, which features a different illustration for each month of the year.

Chicken Soup with Rice Calendar

images from their respective owners

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4 comments on “2012 Calendar Designs, Part 5

  1. jessica swift commented //

    Hooray! Thanks for including me! 🙂

  2. mydeerfriend commented //

    How do you possibly expect us to choose a calendar now?? Love the Found ones! x

  3. Tali commented //

    Thanks so much for including my calendar! ooh, i love that fruit and veg one!

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