Anacapa is an attempt to subtly express, in type, the identity of my home state: the cool, gray calm of beach volleyball courts in the early morning, the dispersed energy of Los Angeles, the warmth of the sunlight on the rocky Central Coast... It is an imagined piece of California's vernacular, designed to be as flexible and complex as the emotional range it seeks to capture.
Graham Bradley grew up in Pasadena, CA. He studied twentieth-century European history at the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated in 2009. He designs printed materials, lettering, typefaces, and the occasional website. This past year he has also worked at Publicide, Inc., a print shop in SoHo, talking clients into running their jobs on the letterpress.