Category: Published


Computer Arts ‘Typography Tips’


The fine folks over at Computer Arts Magazine asked us to give our ‘10 Essential Tips for Flawless Typography‘ and even commissioned 10 little illustrated icons! A super fun project for a quality publication. Take a look at the complete article here.


Little Book of Lettering


Emily Gregory was nice enough to include THISISNOTIMPORTANT in the lovely ‘Little Book of Lettering.’ A brief description goes a little something like: Typography is always one of the designer’s first considerations when it comes to making a statement, and in recent years the world of lettering and type has exploded in an unprecedented wave of creative discovery. Contemporary artists, typesetters, and designers of all kinds are exploring new horizons in illustrated and hand-drawn lettering, digitally rendered lettering, and 3D lettering. This collection—large in scope but petite in size—surveys the recent lettering renaissance, showcasing a diverse range of talent in gorgeous, eye-catching examples and profiling today’s innovators. In a stunning little package that expertly combines a handmade feel with a modern aesthetic, this is the ultimate inspirational collection of contemporary lettering for design buffs and type enthusiasts alike.Continue Reading..


Live Now


When illustrator Eric Smith was diagnosed with cancer, he chose to turn his illness into a gift and started the Live Now Project, a website that collects inspiring, illustrated quotations drawn by designers and illustrators from around the world. Now he’s gathered the best quotes into this inspiring little book.

Flip though for a quick pick-me-up or take advantage of the perforated pages to display your favorites and share special sentiments with friends and family. Modern and uplifting, each image will help you remember to live now. Thanks again Eric!