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Temple Villa, Lancaster

This substantial, late Victorian house, is located in the Scotforth area of Lancaster and was originally  known as Temple Villa. The ornate lettering with its ‘tuscan’ embellishments, refers to Edmund (1835-1908) and Isabella Langstreth (1846-1918). 156 more words


Your font horoscope

As a writer and designer, I tend to spend a lot of time obsessing over font style. There are some styles that I prefer over others, and some styles that should just be eliminated from existence immediately. 352 more words


Hallo Sans :: Free Font of the Day

Hallo Sans was created by graphic designer Fredrik Staurland. It is simple, clean, and best of all, free for personal and commercial use. Check out that number eight, I am loving it. Get it here.

Graphic Design

Doodles, sketches, marks on a page.

So… we got a button maker! Making buttons is far more exciting than it may sound. 
While I don’t have all of my pictures of the buttons, I do have pictures of sketches! 196 more words

Dowthwaite & Huntington, Lancaster

A relatively rare example constructed in ceramic (terracotta), this plaque is found on a row of terrace houses. D & H refer to the builders, Dowthwaite & Huntington.

Location: Addle Street, Lancaster, UK.


Sheridan Buildings, Dury Lane, London.

These letters – broad, white serifs on grey-blue ceramic  - are found on the frontage of a block of flats on Dury Lane. Presumably they refer to Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1851-1816), Irish playwright and owner of the nearby Theatre Royal, who was also a member of Parliament. 26 more words