Merry Christmas, embroidered

To say I was obsessed with this embroidered wall-hanging growing up would be an understatement. I kept it in my room year round to marvel at the playful type, patterns, and texture. My nephews have been in care of this for years, and I drove out specifically to take a snapshot for holiday cards. And […]

Assembly Room Door Table

This door repurposed as a table. Hang Over Easy in Clifton. Recommended: Chicken & Chorizo skillet, Futura

Sung with great success…

Picked up this old sheet music at Duck Creek Antiques for the lettering. Every stroke is excellent. See for yourself: Zoom out to see all the details.  

Lady Luck

Back in February, Nathan and Katie of Eight Hour Day went to the Pasadena Book Fair and spotted among many other fine specimens this Lady Luck paperback by Warren Weaver. I immediately took to scouring auctions for the 1963 edition of this book and came up a winner. There’s no indication inside who’s responsible for […]

Butler County Lumber Company

Always admired this type treatment when I drive through Hamilton.



the horrible type of Liberty Way

That type is made out of metal I do believe, meaning, I think it’s actually permanent. I have to brush up on my typography terms to point out every bit of awfulness here. (If you’re wondering, this is a new overpass on I-75 up in West Chester, Ohio)