Type Designs and Lettering
AN EXHIBITION OF TYPE EXPERIMENTS, COLLECTIONS AND FINE ART PRINTS
Lettering and type have been a major part of the work at LongSide and for the past 3 years the impact its had on this portfolio has been huge. The renaissance in the type and lettering has caught the attention of many new clients including some of the projects on show here for the likes of Urban Outfitters and Harper Collins. These projects have been massively helped and supported by design bloggers such as Miss Moss, Design Milk, Morning Edit along with features in print magazines such as iDN and Society6 publication "All Rights Reserved".
Kavan and Co, Extraordinary Fine Art Prints
The above prints are taken from the flagship range of typographic art prints from side project Kavan and Co. A new business venture set up to take these artworks to the next level. Each print began life on the sales platform Society6, gathering pace and followers these artworks were expanded to a larger range of products including tshirts, tapestries, throw cushions and more. Sales began to grow and attract the attention of new clients and representation from American agency Art Licensing.
The first typographic print series of 10 artworks that were created have now gone on to sell over 10,000 units worldwide and counting.
Following this growth a limited edition range of 100 of each print were produced in hand finished branded packaging produced in Nottingham on beautiful GFSmith papers. These limited edition prints have been exhibited and sold at "Pick Me Up" London art festival at Somerset House and have also been sold at the fantastic design store Unlimited in Brighton. Perfecting a craft of traditional fine art blended with the finest lettering each artwork is designed to become a compass bearing to lead us to the better things in life, providing a moment to reflect and bring clarity.
Today the print business is currently getting a brand new e-commerce online store that focuses purely on fine art prints and real art culture to expand the reach and offer a fuller experience into this world of fine art and contemporary typography.