Rust Belt Riders
Identity for Rust Belt Riders, a waste management and composting company from Cleveland.
2016

Totality
Layout and typography for Christina Martinelli's artist book Totality; 32 pages, Risograph print.
2017, Soft City

Cult Trash
Layout and typography for Theodore Darst's artist book Cult Trash, released on the occasion of his solo exhibition at Magenta Plains; 32 pages, Risograph print, saddle stitched.
2017, Soft City

Ah Yes Bad Things
Layout and typography for Andrea McGinty's artist book Ah Yes Bad Things, a collection of texts and photographs; 56 pages, Risograph print, saddle stitched.
2017, Soft City

Draw This
Layout and typography for Benjamin Gable's surreal absurdist sketchbook Draw This; 56 pages, Risograph print, spiral bound.
2016, Soft City

I Go Go Back And Forth
Layout and typography for Marlene Frontera's artist book I Go Go Back And Forth, 24 permutations of a single drawing based on a memory of a children's book illustration; 32 pages, Risograph print, saddle stitched.
2016, Soft City

Sade Dada
Layout and typography for Matthew Koons' conceptual fanzine Sade Dada, a selection of Sade lyrics altered through various word games as an homage to the British singer; 32 pages, Risograph print, saddle stitched.
2015, Soft City

54 Nudes
Layout and typography for Bradley Kerl's box set of zines depicting one full set of adult playing cards; 4 zines, 12 pages each, Risograph print, saddle stitched, with offset poster.
2015, Soft City

Warrior Tribes 7"
Design & illustration for Warrior Tribes, a hardcore trio and mainstay of the Chicago DIY scene.
2016, printed at Fata Morgana Press and Soft City

Mute City
Layout and typography for Texas-based electronic music project Road Side Dog's cassette Mute City.
2014, Lost Artifact

Venus Cosmetica
Layout and typography for Texas-based electronic music project Road Side Dog's cassette Venus Cosmetica.
2014, Lost Artifact, with Brendon Avalos; illustration: John Lisle


Template is a studio for design and art direction by Dominic Fortunato. The studio is driven by typographic and technological exploration, with a mission of exploring an expanded field of design and activating egalitarian ideas. Much of the work featured here has been published by Soft City, a publishing imprint and Risograph-based printing press focusing on artist's books and prints.