I recently received an invite to become a player on Dribbble from the awesome Kurt Gannon, a fellow Connecticutian! As a prospect, I had been enjoying simply being a spectator of all the great shots coming in, but I’m excited to put my own work out there soon. I love the high level of talent the Dribbble community brings to the table, and I think Dan Cederholm is doing a great job keeping...
The work of Dustin Wallace
Lately it’s been such an overwhelming fad to simply take all of your inspiration from retro 50’s-style packaging, as showcased on sites like Grain Edit. Maybe Don Draper is to blame? However, in the sea of copycats and drones, the work of Dustin Wallace (aka Wallace Design House) definitely stands out from the bunch — great textures and great type.
It’s always a treat when my favorite foundry releases a new type family. Last week, Hoefler & Frere-Jones introduced Ideal Sans, “a handmade typeface for a machine-made age.” “Setting aside the easy pursuit of digital perfection, Ideal Sans favors handmade forms that help it achieve different goals: warmth, craftsmanship, and humanity.”