It’s that time of the year again, where the temperatures drop, the stars shine a little brighter, and somehow even surrounded with people, we often feel a little bit more removed and alone. What would Christmas feel like on the Moon? Desolation, longing, quietude, and triumph. We’ve walked up there, on that big glowing orb. A Christmas up there would be lonely, but beautiful. The Earth shining in the distance like a glittering gift. Here at Recspec HQ we like to have fun with the Christmas season, last year we... Read The Rest →
Unless you’re new to this blog, you probably know that Recspec loves music and are lucky enough to work with many incredible musicians and awesome record labels. It’s even better when we get to work with musicians who are also good friends, so when we were asked by our pal R. Lee Dockery if we could put together a quick design for his upcoming limited edition cassette on Marmara Records, we were more than happy to oblige. Lee’s music is a mix of deep ambient soundscapes, noise, upright bass, and... Read The Rest →
We recently started collaborating with the wonderful Laura Thoms of Red Press Printing, and these business cards for Past Tense Bodywork are the first result of working with her and with letterpress. You can view the whole Past Tense Bodywork project in our portfolio by clicking here. Expect lots more letterpress projects in the future — there’s something so satisfying about seeing digital creations turned into physical plates that are then run through a press with hand mixed ink and soft buttery paper. The process is so beautiful and exciting!