Monday, July 21, 2014

Street Scene: Brooklyn Yarn Dye Co Inc


N E W Y O R K C I T Y
2201 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn


(Next post on Monday: Artie Simek in the National Lampoon)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lettering: Brooklyn Botanic Garden


Some of the names on the Administration Building

Cameraruis

Dutrochet

Malpighi

Marshall Ward

Mirbel

Schwendener

Strasburger

Theophrastus

(Next post on Monday: Brooklyn Yarn Dye Co Inc)

Friday, July 4, 2014

Fourth of July, 1912 and 1924


Judge
July 6, 1912
The Skull.
Danger lurks in every pack, and Death’s symbol should be the “trade-mark.”
by
Harold Ansel Van Buren
October 15, 1886, Brooklyn, New York – October 1977, Brooklyn, New York

Life
July 3, 1924

(Next post on Monday: The Art and Use of the Poster)

Monday, June 30, 2014

Lettering: Ault and Wiborg, 1907–1908


The Inland Printer, February 1907

The Inland Printer, March 1907

The Inland Printer, April 1907

The Inland Printer, May 1907

The American Printer, June 1907

The Inland Printer, July 1907

The Inland Printer, August 1907

The Printing Art, September 1907

The Inland Printer, November 1907

The Inland Printer, December 1907

The Inland Printer, January 1908

The Inland Printer, February 1908

The Inland Printer, March 1908

The Inland Printer, April 1908

The Inland Printer, May 1908

The Inland Printer, June 1908

The Inland Printer, August 1908

The Inland Printer, September 1908

The Printing Art, September 1908

The Printing Art, October 1908

The Inland Printer, December 1908


(Next post on Friday: Fourth of July, 1912 and 1925)

Monday, June 23, 2014

Typography: Chinese Oreo Cookies, Part 3


Banana

Maxwell House Coffee

White Chocolate

Mint Chocolate

Strawberry
(a dozen foil-wrapped cookies)

Aeon Supermarket in the basement
of Wangfujing in Guangzhou, China

Chinese Oreo Cookies, Part 1
Chinese Oreo Cookies, Part 2

(Next post on Monday: Ault and Wiborg, 1907–1908)