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Wood Type Alphabet – Two New Picture Sets

May 21, 2014 – 4:26 pm | Comments Off on Wood Type Alphabet – Two New Picture Sets
letterpress wood type alphabet

My collection of wood and metal letterpress type sets is growing. These printing blocks are featuring in numerous pictures in my stock portfolio: words, phrases, slogans, proverbs, questions, typography abstracts. They are also used in custom projects.
Some type sets are more than 100 years old …

3 Words Abstracts in Letterpress Wood Type Blocks

March 30, 2014 – 1:22 pm | Comments Off on 3 Words Abstracts in Letterpress Wood Type Blocks
3 word abstract typography

Here is another typography mini series using letterpress wood type blocks – 3 words composed into a rectangle. So far, I have the following word abstracts:

peace, love, joy
laugh, live, love
hold, buy, sell
swim, run, bike
paddle, run, bike
happy, birth/day
happy, new, year
happy, thanks/giving
improve your diet
reduce your debt

This setup …

Graffiti – Popular Words on Walls

March 23, 2014 – 2:41 pm | Comments Off on Graffiti – Popular Words on Walls
graffiti typography

I have numerous pictures of words and phrases in my photography portfolio. I am using a variety of techniques: letterpress wood and metal printing block, handwriting on blackboards, sticky notes and napkins. Currently, I am experimenting with a new kind of typography images – …

Words and Numbers in Vintage Letterpress Typography

February 13, 2014 – 11:21 am | Comments Off on Words and Numbers in Vintage Letterpress Typography
words and numbers in letterpress wood type

Here is a new series of typography images using vintage letterpress wood printing blocks – words related to computers, internet technology, science and business: data, stats (statistics), SEO (Search Engine Optimization) apps (applications), cloud, math, risk, chance, luck, brand, code, science, tech, digital. Some of …

Wood Letterpress Typography on a Digital Tablet

December 15, 2013 – 10:55 am | Comments Off on Wood Letterpress Typography on a Digital Tablet
Wood letterpress typography on a digital tablet

Old and new. My recent series of pictures combines vintage letterpress printing blocks with a modern look of a digital tablet.

These wood type blocks have a lot of character: scratches, stains and ink patina. I used them to create different word and phrases on …

Christmas and 2014 New Year Greetings in Royalty-Free Typography

November 30, 2013 – 7:49 am | Comments Off on Christmas and 2014 New Year Greetings in Royalty-Free Typography

My Thanksgiving typography images were quite popular this year. This theme includes also holiday shopping with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Similar pictures are available for incoming Christmas and New Year – Merry Christmas, Happy New Year 2014, Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays in vintage …

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