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Lost Type Playing Cards

For this project we designed a set of typographic playing cards as a promotion for one of the fonts from losttype.com. It was an exercise of exploring what makes a font unique. 782 more words

FOUND: vintage posters of the London underground

To most of us, traveling by tube is not the most glamourous of events, but if you look at the selection of vintage posters we’ve curated on a… 477 more words


Tigers in Guatemala: Rose Macaulay's Off-Kilter Jungle Drama

Staying with Relations by Rose Macaulay ~ 1930. This edition: Pan, 1947. Paperback. 224 pages

Provenance: The Book Man, Chilliwack, February 2014.

My rating… 985 more words

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Deborah’s first “love”

“I was a much more ardent churchgoer when I was fifteen, but not, I think, as good a little girl.
Along with every other young miss in the boarding school I attended, I was in love with the curate, a dark young man of imposing tallness whose sonorous voice held us transfixed. 99 more words

Deborah Kerr

N Columbia & Oswego, c1932

This quaint and stylish gas station is identified as standing on N. Columbia Blvd. at Oswego Street. I find no reference to it on Sanborn maps and the curve of Columbia Blvd., complete with rails, doesn’t seem right to me. 11 more words


April 17

April 17, 1937 – The Mickey Mouse Short Film Mickey’s Amateurs is Released to Theaters

“It busted!”

On April 17, 1937, the Mickey Mouse short film… 375 more words