Archive for the “Hand-made” category

Maricor / Maricar

by Jill on March 6, 2012

Australian twin sisters, Maricor and Maricar are graphic designers, illustrators, animators and in general have an affinity for all things crafty. They have a curious obsession with paper and patterns and enjoy working with embroidery. Their set of Tactiles contain a gorgeous collection of stitched typography from patterned sans serifs (…)

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Herriott Grace

by Jill on June 16, 2011

Herriott Grace is a Canadian online business venture comprising of a father and daughter team. They sell handmade wooden objects as well as other things mainly for the kitchen. The business has an interesting story behind it. The two live (…)

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Sketchbook Scenes

by Jill on March 15, 2011

Wil Freeborn is a designer and illustrator based in Gourock, Scotland. While sketching everyday during his commute into Glasgow, he got the drawing bug. As a result of his continuous efforts, he has created a large collection of beautiful watercolour (…)

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Nacional Treasure

by Jill on March 9, 2011

Ed Nacional is a multi-talented illustrator and designer who was born and raised in Calgary and is currently based in Brooklyn. Working in both technological and handmade realms of design, Nacional has developed a skill for injecting cheer into all (…)

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Drawing On The Walls

by Jill on March 2, 2011

Have you ever wished for a pattern of your favourite art print to cover an entire wall or even a whole room in your home? Los Angeles based company, Pottok, is offering hand-silk screened wallpapers with patterns illustrated and designed (…)

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For the Love of Print

by Jill on February 16, 2011

If you love print and have not picked up a copy of Uppercase Magazine yet, you should. This magazine has brought me serious design joy, especially with the current issue, #8. It features a Letterpress Sampler in which an actual (…)

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Spring Is On The Ear

by Jill on February 10, 2011

With a background in graphic design and illustration, Calgary-based designer Morgan Mallett of Design + Conquer displays her breadth of creative experience through her innovative jewellery designs. Mallett crafts her pieces by hand and is passionate about using unusual materials (…)

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