Ryszard Kaja, Solina, Poland, Awesome

Solina, plakat z serii POLSKA Ryszard Kaja - 3858672477 - oficjalne archiwum allegro

Dolphin Printer's Mark, William Pickering

From a really old philosophy book, the printer's mark for William Pickering. If I remember right, the dolphin and anchor mark originated with the Italian printer Aldus Manutus (Aldo Manzetti), a AD printer of classical texts.

The alphabet and elements of lettering. Frederic W. Goudy

Frederic W. Goudy, The Alphabet and Elements of Lettering, 1918 (on the way of Denis Masharov)

The typographer's mark of Venetian Nicolas Jensen, creator of the first Roman-style typeface. (View Larger)

In Nicola Jenson and Giovanni da Colonia in Venice made the prototype of the orb and cross mark which is a symbolic design, earth plus faith. It became one of the most typical forms used in early printer’s mark.

1927 Offset Lithograph Paul Woodroffe Printer's Mark Unicorn Graphic Design Art | eBay

1927 Offset Lithograph Paul Woodroffe Printer's Mark Unicorn Graphic Design Art | eBay

KelmscottPress

William Morris

William Morris' design for the Kelmscott Press trademark. The Kelmscott Press ran from 1890 until Morris's death in

Printer’s mark of Poncet le Preux.  From Marques typographiques vol. 2 by Louis-Catherine Silvestre, Paris, 1867.

Printer’s mark of Poncet le Preux. From Marques.

Printers Marks catalogue cover (c. 1919). Design and lettering by Frederic W. Goudy.

Printers Marks catalogue cover (c. Design and lettering by Frederic W.

ENGLAND: William Caxton's Printers Trademark. Caxton was the first English printer, who, as a translator and publisher, exerted an important influence on English literature.

Caxton's printer's device, from Doctrinal of sapience (Westminster: William Caxton,

Today, 04.25.09: Design Observer

Today, 04.25.09

Each morning, before starting work, I spend 30 minutes looking for images that are beautiful, funny, absurd and inspiring.

Device of Bernardo Giunta 1549

Device of Bernardo Giunta 1549

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