Sign Painters

a documentary by Faythe Levine & Sam Macon

open in vimeo   There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many skilled trades, the sign industry has been overrun by the techno-fueled promise of quicker and cheaper. Continue reading


„Letterpress isn’t dying. It’s very alive. There’s a slew of us across the country: in barns, in basements, in sheds, and in warehouses.“

– B. Baker

A short film about Bryan Baker by Order & Other.
Bryan Baker is a Detroit based  letterpress printmaker who’s working at Ponyride Studios.

In the short video you can see him using real dices as a master to generate a ingenious geometrical patterns.

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Hidden Heroes

We use them every day but we rarely even think about them: the “Hidden Heroes”.
A well-made online exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum in co-operation with Hi-Cone.

hidden heroes