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

ed nacional: tie pography ed nacional: tie pography

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.