Long before the Americanized 24 hour ‘convenience’ stores and before the ‘Big Two’ overhauled how we buy our milk and bread with petrol, on nearly every third corner of the Australian suburbs lived the Milk Bar. The independent one stop shop with everything you needed to live day to day. In this constant changing world, the Milkbar represents an idealised image of the Australia we used to know, the faded signage and empty corner shops still dotted around our cities remind us of a simpler time, a time when you knew your fellow shopkeeper by first name.
Finally, new experimental projects by Anna Garforth! Garforth has now plunged herself into exploring completely different materials to make typefaces, such as cooking biscuits, composing dried flowers, and sticking tape on a fence. Impressive work!