pen art

i did a few calligraphy classes in primary school, but as with most important things back then (like piano lessons, for instance) i didn’t take it seriously and never wanted to practice. of course now that i’m older i think, DRATS! you could have been a master calligrapher & classical…


these are cool & i want them on my wall. from an exhibition called if you could Currently a senior designer and typographer at Grey in New York, Craig is perhaps best known under his pseudonym, ‘Words are Pictures’. As his self-dubbed moniker suggests, he’s a typography nut who is…

drop caps

i’ve been holding out on posting about jessica hische’s daily drop cap project, but as she recently updated her website i thought it was fitting. Daily Drop Cap is a project I started in September of 2009 in which I illustrate a decorative letter every day (or at least every…

sweet treats

woodward design is a small, passionate design studio in the heart of edmonton, alberta. we love desserts & we love to share. so we baked and we baked and then we paused to imagine what hundreds of pies would look like after they’d been sent through the mail. thank goodness…

scribble scrabble

just some dandy illustration & design work i’ve found of late the casual optimist sollinero at etsy miller goodman (we used to have something similar as kids, do you remember?) transformer studio karolin schoor fernando volken togni john alan birch lenancker romain the wheatfield at etsy halvbra david schwen

sheaff ephemera

Sheaff Ephemera – A place for show-and-tell, wondering aloud, and wandering the trails of curiosity. there’s so much rad stuff there – go & explore.

katie kirk invite

katie kirk

wedding invitation stationery by katie kirk (love that they’re so bright and cheerful)



covering covers lets me combine some of my favourite things; portraiture, pencil sketching, typography, graphic design… tempted to borrow this idea from john paul thurlow