magazine | david carson design

David Carson is an American graphic designer, art director and surfer. He is best known for his innovative magazine design, and use of experimental typography.

Greeting card company, 2014. Memphis, Tennessee. "Here, I’m experimenting with layers of hand lettering for a talk at a greeting card company. You have a lot of freedom when it’s your own talk, about


david carson :)

david carson :)

david carson A little gritty. I think I read the world "grunge" in description of his work. It definitely works. The typeface reminds me of running paint on a dirty white board, with some faded lettering. Given what is being said, I think its fitting.

Stretching the letters to form spikes that could be read as another letter!

Size: 11 x Paper: Lighter-weight card stock Printing/production: University of Pennsylvania's, The Common Press. About: Single sided. Very sharp edges and corners.

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What elements, principles, colors, textures or particular looks make up a David Carson design? He uses a monochromatic and analogous design. His designs promote grunge style.