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ed nacional: tie pography
may 05, 2009
ed nacional: tie pography

ed nacional is a graphic design student at parsons, new york. uppercase magazine recently featured a typeface
ed constructed from his personal tie collection dubbed ‘tie-pography’.

a large amount of the collection was acquired from my dad, the rest bought at flea markets, thrift stores with a
few brand new purchases sprinkled throughout. I hope to
extend this project soon, adding alternates, numbers
and ligatures as the collection grows.
‘ EN

design a new tie for Hermès
yesterday designboom and the luxury french brand, Hermès announced the international design competition:
‘les cravates par Hermès’ -  we are asking people to design innovative and original patterns for ties.
first prize is €3000 euro, along with the chance of having your design produced. find out how to enter.

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