friday funnies

7 articles tagged as friday funnies

I have always loved cards from The Found, but I can’t get enough of their vibrant and very clever collaboration with fellow Chicago illustrator Laura Szumowski. Pop culture references run through these selections, and thankfully nothing, from legwarmers to big hair, is sacred. I especially like their Orange is the New Black …

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If L.A.’s Iron Curtain Press is not on your radar, they should be. Their clever and very cool range of cards & prints is printed by hand by Rosanna and Joel Kvernmo on their 125-year-old letterpress. Check out their Etsy shop for these and many other irresistible finds. And, if you are lucky …

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The subtlety and simplicity of the Hat Wig Glove line from Oblation Paper & Press is part of what makes it so funny — the copy takes care of the rest. They are small — just 3½”x5” — and one-color letterpressed onto gray cotton paper. Being priced at just $4 a pop elevates these palm-sized, …

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In her nearly 30 years in business, Anne Taintor has been much imitated, but never truly duplicated. She had the very original idea of making collages from vintage magazine ads, injecting her pithy and often rebellious sense of humor into seemingly innocent images of 1930s, 1940s and 1950s happy housewives and …

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Valentine’s Day 2014 is but a memory now — but it’s not quite time to bid it farewell yet. First I’ve got an anecdote I can’t not share. It has everything: Celebrities! Romance! Tacos! Embarrassment! And of course, Valentine’s Day cards. It all starts with Lauren and Joel Gryniewski, who …

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