Dirty Bandits is a small, Brooklyn-based design firm specializing it typography, lettering and illustration run by Annica Lydenberg. Work done by Dirty Bandits is fueled by Annica’s deep obsession with type. 
In 2011 she decided to pursue this obsession and was part of the inaugural graduating class from Type @ Cooper, a one year program in typeface design at Cooper Union in New York. Having had enough of the computer, from Brooklyn Annica went to San Francisco to begin to learn sign painting at New Bohemia Signs

Her artwork is inspired by traditional show card writing, 90s hip hop and her love of puns and word play often using humor to address personal issues. Each word she paints or draws is treated as an image rather than a word rendered in a particular font. She works with painting, chalk, screen printing, and pen and ink, pulling stylistic influence from an ever growing photographic library of found type and vintage and contemporary signage.
She continues to work with companies on books, branding, lettering projects and murals. 
She is repped by Bernstein & Andriulli. Please contact aaron@ba-reps.com for professional inquiries. You can reach me with other questions at info@dirtybandits.com

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