Modern Dog recently created this poster for Sunday Rock, a music school in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
And I provided Robynne and Co. some quick Cyrillic type the old fashioned way: Scanned in from early 20th Century sources, pieced together letter by letter.
Four different scripts combined to have similar weight, rough edges, heavy caps. I’ve been doing a bunch of work this way lately – sometimes one has to go back to basics.
And on weathered days (like today) vinyl sounds better than digital.
‘David A. Smith is a traditional sign-writer/designer specialising in high-quality ornamental hand-crafted reverse glass signs and decorative silvered and gilded mirrors. David recently produced a wonderful turn-of-the-century, trade-card styled album cover for popular American singer/songwriter John Mayer.’
More on David A. Smith here.
‘The very first rock and roll Music Video. A stop motion film of the Beatles singing ‘I Feel Fine’ drawn by Stephen Verona and hand colored by Verona and John Lennon’
Video for Nicola Roberts’ Sticks + Stones.
Sticks + Stones brings back memories. When one is ‘creative,’ one doesn’t always fit in.
And you know what I’ve learned over the years? It’s fucking cool to not fit in.