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Draplin Design Co., North America
October 06, 2009
Industrial Greatness
Posted at 04:29 PM


JUST ADDED THIS STOP TO THE LIST: Mr. Michael Williams of neatly-trimmed A Continuous Lean comes in real hot just as the workday comes to a close with this little transmission: “If you are ever in Cleveland, your brain might explode at this place.”

Here’s what he’s talking about. Fill up the rig. Cleveland or bust. Seriously awesome stuff.

The “King of the Workshop”…Cleveland’s very own Gary Goodman.

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LEARN FROM THE MASTERS: Here’s what an old sign painting kits used to look like. Incredible. I’m tellin’ ya. When all this so-called “graphic design” shit I do goes to pot, I’m gonna build a kit and go door to door lookin’ for sign work. Maybe get fitted for a little suit? Maybe not. (Sent in by the incomparable Bill Zindell of Wicked Cobra!)

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DIGGING A LITTLE DEEPER, I CAME ACROSS THESE GUYS: Retro Sign Painters on Flickr. So much incredible stuff on there. Go. Now.

Check out their growing “Hand Painted Signs” set.

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A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: The ever-awesome Nazarin Hamid on Coudal’s front page! We’re very down with anything “Naz.” Hell yes.

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BY THE WAY: It’s fall here in Portland, and man, it’s fuckin’ beautiful out.

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01. Magnolia Electric Co. - Josephine
02. Bottle Rockets - Lean Forward
03. Avett Brothers - I And Love And You

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