I have a soft spot in my heart for prints that involve colored paper and black and white ink. Colored paper alone is wonderful, but somehow adding black and white to it makes a print especially crisp, clean, and sharp. I just can’t get enough.

A San Francisco- and Brooklyn-based design firm called Dirty Bandits (run by lettering/illustration extraordinaire Annica Lydenberg) has mastered the art of the simple, clever poster, with a nod to hand-painted supermarket signs of the past. Her new Love For Sale typographic paintings are playful explorations of the combination of marketing phrasing and affection “for sale.”

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The show is up  in Brooklyn at Just Another Project Space from February 5th–26th, 2015.

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If you like what you see, check out her Etsy shop as well:

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See more Dirty Bandits work.

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2 Responses to “Dirty Bandits”

  1. Charlotte

    I love these so much. Especially the “Yo, yo… Wanna bang?” LOL! Hope you’re having a great weekend–found you via Listserve (always lovely to connect with another blogger). 🙂

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