There’s lovely … some “historical stationery” that brings past characters to life in print …

Thought that this was a little piece of work sharing for one of our clients: Moo.com, purveyors of excellent stationery and business cards.

We recreated some stationery for the rich and famous of times gone by, including Shakespeare, Franklin, Hemingway, Jane Austen, Einstein, Ian Fleming and Churchill.

They’ve picked up some cute coverage in the design media (just as planned) with ShortList, Mashable, BuzzFeed, FastCoCreate, Design Taxi, Hello You Creativess, PSFK, TrendHunter, DesignCurial, TIME, Real Business, Complex.com, AdWeek, Laughing Squid, Design You Trust and It’s Nice That scribbling fond words about them …

moo-historical-figures-william-shakespeare-002 copy

moo-historical-figures-jane-austen-001 copy

moo-historical-figures-ian-fleming-colour-004-v2 copy

moo-historical-figures-henry-vii-colour-001-v2 copy

moo-historical-figures-ernest-hemmingway-colour-002-v2 copy

moo-historical-figures-charles-darwin-002 copy

moo-historical-figures-benjamin-franklin-colour-004-v2 copy