‘Godspeed’ is usually used when bidding someone farewell, especially on a dangerous or difficult journey, so it only seemed fitting to adapt that to be a bicycle specific send-off.
Studio On Fire is a best-in-class artisan printer, specializing in pressure based printing techniques. Letterpress printing, foil stamping, and engraving are all part of Studio On Fire's growing print arsenal that caters to the most demanding creative professionals. Die cutting, edge coloring, and hand bindery are all process that we integrate in-house to make award winning, premium print work that we love as much as our clients do. Studio On Fire, we love making things.
The best ideas while bike riding were definitely had as a kid: we're talking sweet jumps. They never turned out that great, but the ideas seemed great at the time.
The coolest thing about this poster is the process. Old bike parts were scavenged, inked-up and transferred to paper.
Those images were then scanned in and digitally arranged on top of the initial pencil sketch.
It's cool to see how much texture comes through from the original objects onto the final letterpress printed piece.
Vintage ephemera is a perpetual inspiration. The best example that we draw from is the massive vintage beer can collection that hangs on the studio wall, it really helps keep that vibe visually present in the workspace.
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