The Lies We Tell Ourselves…

Have you seen this? Fantastic project from New York based Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Lauren Hom – check out her work, I have severe portfolio envy.

I love these prints, and how they blatantly and beautifully showcase the fibs we tell ourselves, and what better way to face up to our little white lies than to have them hand lettered, screenprinted and on display for all to see? It’s almost like being honest with ourselves…

My favourite is the first one, I say that ALL the time.

Lauren Hom - Daily Dishonesty

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‘Tattoos Don’t Hurt’ by Virgilio Tzaj

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‘I Just Got Your Text’ by Emma Hopkins

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‘Just Ten More Minutes’ by Courtney Blair

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All artwork by Lauren Hom, unless otherwise credited.
See more Daily Dishonesty here. You can even submit your own lies. And you can buy beautiful Daily Dishonesty here. Thanks for letting me feature your work Lauren!

Typelove 02: Ten Dollar Fonts

One of my favourite finds of the past few years is The Lost Type Coop. Beautifully crafted typefaces with an innovative pay what you like model. These guys – Ten Dollar Fonts – are doing a similar thing, but with all fonts priced at $10. This is a great place to look if you’re after a punchy display typeface, the range is wonderful; modern to retro, to abstract to classic – and ten bucks is ridiculously reasonable. Right now I’m liking the pictogram feel of these beauties. The A in Simon Sans reminds me of the sign outside St Pancras.

Ten Dollar Fonts

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All available from Ten Dollar Fonts. They just released a discount code too – enter 20SHARES at the checkout to receive a whopping 50% off (limit 2 fonts per customer).

Type Love 01: Trend

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Just bought this beauty from my fonts. Yes, I look at fonts for fun, and would much rather buy a font than a dress. Hands down.

Trend is, despite the above declaration, hipster as hell. It’s like the lovechild of Gotham and Neutraface, two of my absolute favourites and comes in a huge selection of weights – sans, shaded, inline, shadow and a lovely contrasting slab. I’m also delighted to see that there is a huge selection of quirky ornaments. Plus, look at the ‘R’, cheeky or what?

All in all 20 weights plus ornaments and webfont for £17.50 is amazing. Buy it here, it’s on sale (a whopping $140 off) until February 18th. Both images from myfonts.