Since a wee lad, I’ve been interested in type. It started with graffiti, but I’ve since grown to appreciate all kinds of type ranging from calligraphy to letterpress, and everything in-between. As I continue to try new ways of exploring type, anything that deserves long-term sharing will be posted here. Additional type projects can be found at


This kirigami card was done as a gift for my brother Ryan. It easily ranks as one of my most favorite of type designs. You can check the process again at step 1, step 2, final and additional pics


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The Breakthrough

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Card Project: Clubs

Entire alphabet here

Card Project: Diamonds

Entire alphabet here

Card Project: Spades

Entire alphabet here

Home Grown Blends

Typography ~ Illustration ~ Design by 31216

Don’t ask, don’t receive

Here’s the original version.

Pineapple Express

Enter the 36 Chambers

Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nothin’ to f*ck with!

Town Business

Black Coffee

I’m not really a coffee snob, but I do like it sans cream and sugar. This idea was birthed by this picture.

31216 Circle

While squeezing text within a given space was nothing new, doing it with a very structured feel was. For the text, of course, when ideas are running thin, you can always go with your moniker. Here’s both right side up and upside down.

Alex Lee and LeVice Fliers
The following are some of fliers I’ve done for Alex Lee and Le Vice (the former is now just a part of the latter). These range from hand inked letter size fliers to full on Illustrator-ed 11×17 posters.


1 Response to “Type”

  1. 1 Anonymous December 4, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Looking for a typography project for my high school students and your Baduizm is very inspirational. Well done!

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Hi, I’m Eric and I created this site to document and share my design process and finished products. If there’s anything you like (or dislike), leave me a comment or send me an email at designby31216 at gmail dot com. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the show!

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