Design, in my opinion, cannot be just a pretty face. I so often see beautiful designs that are just awful to interact with. If you ask me, any design must start not with the visual aspect, but rather with conceptual thinking, with an analysis of the possible uses, with the process/procedure the user will go through, with an intent to simplify and distill.
I’ve been curious about hand lettering and typography lately, and since my good friend moved to a new house, I thought I’d make her a gift, a typographic design of a blessing for the new house. Birkat Habait – Blessing for the home – is very common in Israel. It’s exactly what it sounds like – a cluster of good wishes for the new house.
Can you feel it?
That gentle, blossom-scented breeze? It’s the wind of change.
After serving me well for several years, my old website is retiring. We had our small good-bye party – cake, well-wishing, a gold watch and the mandatory, teary-eyed of course we’ll keep in touch hugs.
And now it is time to renovate!