2: Craig Wills
We continue to celebrate the launch of Issue 2 this morning with a contribution from Craig Wills. Craig is the curator of Twenty-Six Types, a wonderful blog of graphic inspiration organized alphabetically, and co-curator of Number of the Day, which focuses on numerals. Craig’s lovely “2” was created on his iPhone using Brushes. See all the 2’s (so far) here and buy issue...
2: Ross Mantle
Finishing off the 2’s this week (to be continued on Monday) with a contribution from Ross Mantle, whose photographs of artist Wayne White appear in Issue 2 of Gratuitous Type. Dividing his time between Brooklyn and his native Pittsburgh, Ross’s work focuses on the quirks of American life. The above image is from his series “Riding Out the Summer,” currently featured in...
2: Paul Layzell
Next up is a 2 from the wonderful Paul Layzell. Paul is a young illustrator and animator based in London, where he is currently working on a cartoon show pilot. See all the 2’s (so far) here and buy issue 2 now.
2: Evelin Kasikov
Issue 1 contributor Evelin Kasikov, a London-based graphic designer who has become well known for her beautifully embroidered illustrations, created this special hand-stitched duotone for our “2” project. In her own words: Two words, two colours and a near perfect continuous tone created with thread thickness from 1 to 6. Quite obviously, my handmade Helvetica is a nod to Lars...
2: John Francis Peters
To celebrate Issue 2 of Gratuitous Type, our friends and contributors have submitted a series of images themed around the number 2. This morning’s piece is from John Francis Peters, freelance photographer and photo editor at The FADER. Based in New York, John’s personal and assigned photo projects have taken him throughout the United States and internationally to China, Haiti,...
2: Owen Gildersleeve
This morning’s two comes from the super duper Owen Gildersleeve. Owen is an illustrator, designer, and set maker based in London. In addition to completing work for an impressive roster of clients, Owen is also part of Many Hands, an online shop offering a carefully curated selection of work by established and emerging artists. See all the 2’s (so far) here and buy issue 2 now.
2: Lee Wilson
Our next celebratory 2 comes from Lee Wilson. Lee is a designer at the fabulous Bloomberg Businessweek and art director of The Feathertale Review. He’s also a stylish dude — check out those patterned cuffs. See all the 2’s (so far) here and buy issue 2 now.
2: Christian Sorensen Hansen
Issue 2 has arrived! To celebrate, Gratuitous Type’s friends and contributors have created photos, drawings, and (in this case!) video to help us launch the issue. Each piece centers around the theme of “2”, and we’ll be rolling out this special work all week, while gently reminding you that you can buy the magazine here. GT is also available at stockists around the...