Illustrator and designer Alex Trochut recently created a stunning visual for the cover of Vanity Fair’s appropriately named “Style Issue”, hitting stands in September. The special periodical is set to feature a list of 2014′s best dressed individuals, and so a luxe, hand-lettered approach ended up being the perfect solution. Feast your eyes on the final […]
The team behind creative studio Toby & Pete are masters of versatility. Whether it’s a still design, motion piece, or interactive animation, the studio never fails to knock it out of the park. Case in point: this hand-lettered typographic wonder created for Holly Black’s new book, “The Darkest Part of the Forest, was rendered painstakingly […]
In honor of The Criterion Collection‘s re-release of “All That Jazz,” Sean Freeman created a series of typographic pieces that will adorn the packaging of the Blu-Ray/DVD combination set. Sean used 3D rendering over his signature hyperreal style to illuminate some of the more dramatic themes in Bob Fosse’s 1979 film. His direction lends a modern flourish to film-noir […]
The New Pornographers approached illustrators Steve Wilson and Thomas Burden to create the cover art for their first album in nearly four years. The two collaborated to produce an impressive 3D visual that resembles neon signage broadcasting the much anticipated arrival of “Brill Bruisers.” The design’s textures and colors begged to be animated, so to compliment […]
UK based design studio, La Boca, recently lent their stylistic approach to put a new twist on an old classic. Below is their conceptual redesign for The Deer Hunter’s film poster. The standard printed edition will initially be used in cinemas across the UK for the re-release of the movie. At the same time, Dark City Gallery […]
Sean Freeman is passionate about typography, much like the former foundry, Hoefler & Co.; a New York City design giant for over twenty years. As a designer, Sean consistently gravitates toward the unexpected by incorporating new techniques in his work. For an article in New York Magazine‘s latest issue, he took the Gotham typeface put on the map […]
Sean Freeman and creative producer Eve Steben went above and beyond on their latest project: a gig poster for The National. They gathered a few friends and a whole lot of plaster to arrive at a finished product that combines elements of sculpture and typography. “For this special creative commission, with their music in mind, we […]
Mogollon is Spanish slang for “a lot”, but the work coming from Francisco Lopez and Monica Brand’s studio is never too much, effortlessly capturing the qualities of imagination and new-age whimsy in everything they produce. After only a short visit, it was clear that their success stems from staying true to themselves and following their […]
Sean Freeman was commissioned by The New York Times Magazine to create this type treatment for the opener of their most recent cover story. Sean applied a wood-block texture to each letter, giving the work a completely custom, hand-crafted feel.
We’re proud to announce the launch of our new Artist-in-Residence program in association with ADC Young Guns 12! With the goal of advancing the careers of emerging talent, up to five YG 12 winners will be invited to be on a special roster at Levine/Leavitt called Artists-In-Residence. The agents here at Levine/Leavitt, along with an advisory board consisting of […]
As Levine/Leavitt’s newest intern and part-time design geek, I relished the opportunity to speak with Craig Redman of iconic design team Craig & Karl. We met in Craig’s Lower East Side studio space on a chilly February afternoon, surrounded by in-progress designs and fantastically colored knick-knacks that seemed to belong in their own quirky Craig […]
Alex Trochut reworked the fashion cover story of Redmilk Magazine‘s Creative Visionaries issue with a series of drippy graphics and playful type. See below for Redmilks’ video interview with Alex about his method, process, and inspiration.
Alex Trochut was recently hired by Adobe to redesign their famed logo using the technique of his choice. Adobe then invited him to speak about his work this past November at their Create Now New York conference. Stemming from his love for liquid textures, Alex experimented with a variety of new materials- specifically NeverWet, a super hydrophobic […]
Brosmind joined forces with Wieden+Kennedy to bring you this interactive manhunt for Coca-Cola’s inventor, Doc Pemberton on www.ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.com Enjoy! _
A sweet collaboration between our typography and photography divisions, Another Planet hired Steve Wilson to create the lettering for this Macklemore & Ryan Lewis gig poster using Trujillo Paumier‘s photograph. Steve took a personalized, hand-written approach to mesh with Brian and Joaquin’s home-made still life.
Get your poker faces ready folks, Brosmind‘s deck for Bicycle playing cards is available for purchase worldwide this January. A completely eclectic mix of original Brosmind characters can be found on each card, watch the video below to view the full set: ___
Sean Freeman created this intricate piece of typography for the November/December issue of Foreign Policy. Upon closer inspection, you’ll find a complex constellation of line work making up the number 100 in commemoration of 2013′s leading global thinkers.
Steve Wilson created this mesmerizing gig poster for the Pretty Lights performance in San Francisco last week at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. To harmonize with the band’s name, Steve designed typography that appears illuminated. ___