Channel

Our Channel is where you can learn more about life at H&W – see what inspires us and encourages us to share our thoughts. It usually concerns the world of design, but not always. Channels work best when there’s a back and forth, so please feel free to jump in. 

Apr 23/

Quite an interesting and valiant attempt to unify all of the US governments digital platforms with a single type family. Based on Libre Franklin, Public Sans is designed to be a neutral multi-use sans serif that is functional across all platforms.
#publicsans #usgovernment #franklin #neutral #typefacedesign #typographic #type #typedesign #typographicdesign #book #typographic #typeface #graphicdesign #graphicdesigner #grotesque #studiolife #branding101 #designlife #customtype #design #gothic

Apr 11/

Our custom typeface, Hambly & Woolley Bold Grotesque, celebrates its 7th birthday. Created by designer @nikfirka and overseen by partner @barbwoolley. H&WBG is still looking good.
#tbt #typefacedesign #typographic #type #typedesign #typographicdesign #book #typographic #typeface #graphicdesign #graphicdesigner #grotesque #studiolife #branding101 #designlife #customtype #design #gothic

Apr 10/

A couple of deep publications to sink our minds into. The latest @aigaeyeondesign issue on the subject of worth and the 200th issue of @frieze_magazine, A Tribute to Enthusiasm.
#frieze #friezemagazine #worth #magazine #print #enthusiasm #art #enthusiast #magazinedesign #artmagazine #graphicdesign #art #1991 #branding #logodesign #type #typography #editorialdesign #design #designsystem #designmagazine #typographic #designlife #studiolife #design #grid

Apr 9/

We are excited that @melhayes, our digital designer, wrote this month's blog post. Designing for the Future looks at the designer's need to incorporate accessibility in to all facets of our process. Link in the bio.
#accessibilty #diversity #process #briefing #design #process #graphicdesigner #webdev #strategy #typography #designlife #studiolife #webdesign #designteam #process #designprocess #bigsalad #torontodesign #uiux #blog #designbrief

Apr 8/

We were excited to grab the latest issue of @cmagazineart. The Tings Chak article on the visualization of the Cuban Revolution and Tucker McLaughlin's Incidental Graphics piece were highlights but we are also fans of the @lessthannil redesign.
@abcdinamo #cmagazineart #magazine #print #cmag #magazinedesign #redesign #graphicdesign #logo #branding #logodesign #type #typography #editorialdesign #design #designsystem #patterndesign #typographic #designlife #color #instadaily #design #grid

Apr 2/
Orange

This long sleeve, .single-breasted coat is a product of the Italian luxury fashion house Moschino. Not only do we love the colour, but the enlarged cleaning icon on the back of the garment is so wonderfully irreverent.  Read this month’s Orange.

Apr 1/

On April Fools Day, 29 years ago, Hambly & Woolley opened it doors. Congrats to Bob, Barb and Gord. Here's to quite a few more... cupcakes that is!!!
#happybirthday #cupcakes #type #typography #found #foundtype #design #letters #graphicdesign #torontodesign #signage #lettering #designlife #studiolife #big #plastic #interiordesign #decoration #decorative #winter #snow #typographic #graphicdesigner #happyanniversary

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