• OTHER STUFF

    PALM BEACH & BOUNCE BOUNCE

    The rest of the Palm Beach photos have all been added to the main site. —————- Also, my friend Hayley Morris‘s amazing stop-motion video for Hilary Hahn & Hauschka’s new song Bounce Bounce just premiered on IFC. Watch it below and check out the behind the scenes look at how the video was made HERE.

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  • EPHEMERA,  OTHER STUFF

    THINGS & STUFF

    Pens, pencils, photos, postcards, notepads, and shirts are now being offered exclusively as premiums for (fully tax-deductible) contributions to Vernacular Typography through the project’s Fiscal Sponsor, ARTSPIRE (a Program of New York Foundation for the Arts). If you make a contribution and would like to receive any of the premiums, just make a note of which items you’d like in the message section. Price list below. $15 and above Any one of the following: 1 Postcard set in hand-stamped pouch 2 Gridded notepads 2 Bic Clic pens 2 Sharpies 4 Pencils $25 and above Any two of the stationery items $50 and above An original polaroid of lettering, with certificate…

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  • OTHER STUFF,  SIGNS

    POST NO BILLS

    Another section just added to the main site: Post No Bills. All the same, but different. If you’re interested in supporting Vernacular Typography, consider making a tax-dedictible donation to the project through Artspire & New York Foundation for the Arts HERE.

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  • OTHER STUFF

    VANISHING NEW YORK

    One of my favorite websites, Vanishing New York, posted a Q & A about Vernacular Typography. Check it out here: Vanishing New York Also, the Vernacular Typography campaign on Kickstarter ends this Friday at 9:47 am, so if you’re interested in donating, there are still 44 hours left. (Thanks to everybody who has already donated, the project is 131% funded!)

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  • OTHER STUFF,  PHOTOS,  SIGNS

    MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY TYPOGRAPHY

    Some beautiful typography from inside the New York State Environment Hall at the Museum of Natural History. The exhibit opened in 1951 and doesn’t look like it’s been touched since then. It analyzes the geological history of a 40 square mile area of Dutchess County. I emailed the Museum’s librarian to find out more about the lettering in the hall, but didn’t learn very much (“Unfortunately, we do not have this information in our archives but the labels would have been created by the graphics team since there has been a graphics department in the Museum from very early on in the Museum’s history”). Thanks to everybody who’s already donated to…

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  • EPHEMERA,  OTHER STUFF

    VERNACULAR TYPOGRAPHY ON KICKSTARTER

    Vernacular Typography is now on Kickstarter! Check out the video if you’re interested, and get some Vernacular Typography-related things if you donate. Thanks so much to the crazy-good Hayley Morris for her animating expertise. All photos by Vernacular Typography except for this one. Music from here. (Their video compression went a little crazy, so please ignore the fullscreen.)

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