Tag Archives: basicallyred

Legos and the Rise of the Boxed Imagination

Legos and the Rise of the Boxed Imagination

Do you remember having Legos as a kid? I certainly do- I had a big plastic yellow suitcase full of random brightly colored bits of plastic. I remember the anticipation I would feel every time I opened that thing- what would I create today? For me, it was often houses- I took pride in fitting the doors and windows properly into the randomly colored walls.

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I Carry | Hand Lettering

I Carry | Hand Lettering
Client: Lara Maerz
Whimsical and romantic hand lettered card project.
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Lester Bangs Quote | Hand Lettering

Lester Bangs Quote | Hand Lettering

“The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with others when you’re uncool.” – Lester Bangs, Almost Famous

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Chalkboard Signage for Kataluma Chai

Chalkboard Signage for Kataluma Chai

For the launch of their brand new store, I created some fun chalkboard signage for Mailie Medina of Kataluma Chai. Mailie handed me a list of quotes that she wanted up on the wall, which I then designed by hand on the fly. The result is whimsical, fun, and quirky.

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