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Graphic Design Festival Scotland, 20-26 October, 2017

GDFS, 20-26 Oct, 2017


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O Street and Pretend Lovers Shed Some Light on an Overlooked Artform


On Tuesday evening at GDFS 2015, we showcased Roadliners, a short documentary film produced and art-directed by O Street and Pretend Lovers.

Roadliners documents the unnoticed art of painting lines and type on roads. The film follows Glasgow local Tam and his roadlining crew as they lay down lines and letters by hand.

“Born from a shared appreciation for these uncelebrated typographers-of-the-road and the craftsmanship that often goes unnoticed, we hope to shed some light on this unappreciated craft.”

Keep your eyes on their sites for more information and the public release!


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“There are real jobs… and blow jobs….” – The Rodina


Our talks conference and panel discussion this year was expertly facilitated by the top man Rob Alderson. Speaking and participating on the panel were Studio Moross, HelloMe, Colophon, The Rodina and People of Print’s Marcroy Smith. The variety of talks were incredible from HelloMe’s meticulous and detailed insight into his process to The Rodina’s verging […]

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Paper Porn


For a company to expand over more than 100 years and uphold the highest standards while remaining innovative and curious is no mean feat. Originally founded as a paper merchant in 1885, by George Frederick Smith, G.F Smith has grown to become one of the post progressive, respected and high quality independent paper companies in […]

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