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Winnipeg typography

 “The computer is to graphic design what the microwave is to food.”

-Milton Glasner

Winnipeg is a city rich in vintage signage and hand-rendered typography, unparalleled in Western Canada.  We somehow collectively understood the beauty in these old signs, whether faded paint on brick, or retro neon.  We don’t paint over them.  Long-standing businesses that could easily afford slick LED signs instead choose to preserve their 1950’s shop signs.



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Adam Bumbolo is the co-founder of FIRESIDE DESIGN BUILD INC., a Winnipeg based full-service design build company with a focus on custom residential renovation: