09.02.11 by Jeff

Maricor & Maricar

Embroidered type work by sisters, Maricor and Maricar Manalo.

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

embroidered type Maricor and Maricar Manalo

They’ve got a show opening March 3rd @ MART Gallery (Australia).













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • love the typography!

  • beautiful and simple… nice!!!

  • K.J. LeBeau

    PIXIES!

  • Lucy

    is that done by hand? it’s pretty amazing!

  • David

    where is my mind…

    Love that last one!

    though the colours and type seem a bit dated, it still looks really nice

  • love love love! i thought of the pixies too. i think the type for the last two are refreshing too, fantastic! can i send you clothing to embroider? ill send money too!

  • wa!wonderful!~nice!

  • Cheers for all the comments!! These are all hand sewn and are inspired by song lyrics, some mis heard and mixed up but we kept the Pixies lyric untouched as we really liked the sentiment.

    James, here’s our email (hi@maricormaricar.com) if you’d like to get in touch. Thanks again for the kind words, it’s great to hear people like our stuff!

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  • hannah

    and you’ll ask yourself.. where is my mind?
    i love the colorful embroidery and the clever i dea at the top. very nice.





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