studiotwentysix2 the art + design of tom davie
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Blackletter
4CP. 5 x 7 inches.

This typographic poster
features a photographed 3-D two-tone blackletter paper sculpture overlaid with an original graphite line drawing.

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Now Available — Note card sets and numbered edition print sets featuring Blackletter, Can O’ Dingbats, Typographic Hype, Paragraph Indentation and Sans Serif are now for sale in the...

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Can O’ Dingbats
4CP. 5 x 7 inches.

This typographic poster is an ode to Hermann Zapf’s Zapf Dingbats. All of the elements
and icons used in this piece
are from that single source.

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Paragraph Indentation
4CP. 5 x 7 inches.

Photographed in natural light, this poster is based on the typographic suggestion that paragraph indentation should
be a one-em space.

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Typographic Hype
4CP. 11 x 17 inches.

This typographic poster features a photographed 3-D letterform sculpture overlaid with an original graphite line drawing.

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Sans Serif
4CP. 5 x 7 inches.

This educational and tongue-in-cheek poster not only defines the term sans, it also references the type classification’s historical beginning and celebrates its liberation from serif type.

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Decorative Rule
4CP. 5 x 7 inches.

This typographic poster features a photographed die-cut card with a decorative border — and script typography with flourishes and integrated vector elements.

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Justified Column
4CP. 5 x 7 inches.

This typographic poster features a photographed arrangement of children’s wooden letter blocks that both spell and depict a justified column of text.

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White Space
4CP. 11 x 17 inches.

This typographic poster features a photographed hand-cut posterboard that relies heavily on natural light and subtle shadows to accentuate the celebration of white space.

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Character Assassination
4CP. 11 x 17 inches.

Inspired by piles of shredded business documents, this typographic poster features a photographed arrangement of thinly cut letterforms on paper. Again, natural light and shadow play an important role in the composition.

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Digital Revolution
4CP. 6 x 10 inches.

This typographic poster focuses on the importance of bitmap technology and the influence
that digital type has had on contemporary graphic design.

In (minimalism)
4CP. 11 x 17 inches.

Inspired by wireform
architectural structures, this typographic poster features custom developed letterforms intended to give the perception of depth, mass and light.

Lore
4CP. 18 x 24 inches.

Selected from a series of freeform letterpress studies, this poster features a collage of hand-printed, sans serif wood-block typefaces.

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Print Lives
4CP. 10 x 7 inches.

This typographic poster is a tongue-in-cheek commentary
on the prevalence of digital portfolios, and the declining
need for print production.

Dumb Quotes
2C. 18 x 24 inches.

Typographic education poster showing the difference between smart quotes (quotation marks) and dumb quotes (inch marks)
— quotations referencing intelligence were chosen to illustrate the examples.

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Alternate
2C. 18 x 24 inches.

Typographic education poster that showcases alternate character and swash options (found in the glyph palette) for the typeface Bickham Script Pro.

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X-Height
2C. 18 x 24 inches.

Typographic education poster that brings attention to the term x-height (which refers to the distance between the base and mean lines). The layout is an homage to the 1990s Malcolm X movie poster.

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Ligature
2C. 18 x 24 inches.

Typographic education poster that displays a collection of Oldstyle serif ligatures (connected letterforms).

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Asymmetry
4CP. 5 x 7 inches.

Walking the line between symmetry and asymmetry, this poster references an Art Deco style, and consists of overlaid photographed grids and
vector artwork.

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Hong Kong
4CP. 297 x 420 mm.

This typographic poster was created for showusyourtype.com as part of their online magazine issue that celebrates the city
of Hong Kong.