Black and white is still going strong in 2016. From Elsewhere Designs, these elegantly simple black and white posters get down to the basics.
Start with your ABCs in the Deconstructed Alphabet Poster (also available in gray).
Once you’ve got the letters down, move on to the Deconstructed Numbers Poster.
After you’ve got the numerals down, you can move on to the Count to 100 Poster.
And finally, graduate to your times tables… Multiplication Chart!
Simply perfect, no? These ship from Australia.
I love a good alphabet poster and this one from Corby Tindersticks hits all the right chords. With a cute bear, hand-drawn font and black and white design, this A2 print is a great addition to your nursery gallery wall.
The ‘Alphabear’ Poster is $22 and is available to US customers from Amara.
Each letter is an adorable doodle in black and white. 18′ x 24″ $28
A collection of first books would not be complete without some versions of the alphabet. These artistic interpretations of the ABCs will delight both you and your little ones.
Damien Hirst: ABC- $17
Charley Harper ABCs: Skinny Edition- $8
ABC is for Circus by Patrick Hruby- $14
My First ABC by The (NY) Metropolitan Museum of Art- $8
Creature ABC by Andrew Zuckerman- $16
Bruno Munari’s ABC- $15
Paul Thurlby’s Alphabet- $14
Alphablock by Christopher Franceschelli- $15
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault- $5
LMNO Peas (Classic Board Books) by Keith Baker- $8
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My favorite is Oklahoma Animals. I love this collection of creatures and the wonderful colors.
The Earth’s Animals version is another great print the absolutely a great piece if you like purple and green.
Visit Jen Oaks Illustration on etsy for more.
A quick search for alphabet-related items on our blog reveals that we absolutely love seeking out cleverly illustrated, modern designs for you. Today we feature alphabet flashcards which could easily double as gorgeous artwork for your nursery and child’s room.
Giantsuper was founded by father-of-two, Paul Lee. Paul originally illustrated the super-deluxe set of flashcards for his son when he was learning the alphabet. The cards feature modern, iconic animal designs enclosed in a beautiful, premium box.
I’m not sure that I have ever used the word ‘gorgeous’ to describe flashcards before, but I am pretty certain that these qualify for that use. They are gorgeous!
Each card has a detailed animal image in the center, with corresponding capital letter in the top left corner and animal name on the bottom right. The animals look as if they are created in origami form and they seem to hold motion on each card.
They really are incredible. Also incredible is the affordable price point.
There’s an alphabet that’s perfect for any nursery space. Here’s my latest handpicked collection of alphabet art prints and posters.
I love the colors and illustrations on this Rubber Stamp Alphabet Print from Lisa DeJohn.
Science and space buffs will go crazy for the Space Alphabet Poster from Fifty Five Hi’s.
It’s a little more cartoony, but this English Alphabet Poster from Pukaca comes in a few nice color combinations.
With more neutral colors, this Animal Alphabet Print from Wetpaint Art is full of the most creative illustrations.
And if you want something minimal and with graphics only, this poster from Confettie Love might be just the thing.
Is an alphabet print part of your nursery design?
I’m a long time fan of the ladies of Ampersand Design Studio but I was sad when their alphabet prints weren’t available in their etsy shop anymore. I understand that after a few years, old designs are likely to be retired, but these were really good– like staples in my mental list of alphabet posters. So I was overjoyed when I discovered the designs (and more) are now available from Oopsy Daisy, a terrific source for art for kids.
Trip to the City $95-$200 on canvas
I Love You Everyday $40-$80 on canvas
Love is All You Need Hearts $40-$80 on canvas
Negative Space Letters (Boy) $48-$200 also Girl version
ABC Animalia – Rainbow $48-$200 also in Pinks and Blues
The designs are also all available as prints.