Around The Office

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Fossil’s Fall Reading List

Fossil librarian Laura Pike-Seeley has the enviable job of discovering books that align with each season’s design inspiration. Here’s a peek at the reading list that influenced our theme for Fall 2013. We may love our tablets, but right now, we’re all about the original handheld! You only need to look to our catalog, prints, and…

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Ode to the Palomino Blackwing

You might have noticed that this fall, we have a passion for the pencil and have infused it into our collection with playful patterns and sketchy lines and drawings. Our graphic designers didn’t work with just any pencil when developing their art—the Palamino Blackwing was their tool of choice. We’re not the only ones who…

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Best of Fall Catalog

FRESH OFF THE PRESS! Have you seen our new catalog yet? It’s got looks for fall and celebrates the latest and greatest styles of the season. Flip through the virtual pages and shop it online, too!

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Sponsoring: Barefoot at the Belmont

This summer Fossil is happy to present KXT’s Barefoot at the Belmont.  An award winning annual summer concert series at the beautiful Belmont Hotel in Dallas, the series will bring great regional and national acts to a beautiful outdoor stage. As you can see from the schedule below, every two weeks a new artists take the stage….

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The O’s Live at Fossil

Hopefully you saw our Tweets and Instagrams a few weeks ago about the live concert The O’s performed at our corporate office.  You may have even taken a look at the poster that was created for the concert that was shared in this post!  Aside from the behind the scenes action that was shared in real time during…

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Behind the “O’s” – Poster Design

We’re so excited for this spring’s Greenhouse event—Dallas’ own The O’s will be playing at Fossil headquarters this Thursday! Check out our exclusive event poster inspired by old woodblock type and vintage marquee signs, and go behind the scenes to learn about the design inspiration. To give you a feel for the process behind the…

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sarah jaffe live at fossil

You might have seen our Tweets and Instagrams from a few weeks ago showing some behind the scenes photos of singer, songwriter, and guitarist Sarah Jaffe.  We were lucky enough to have her visit our headquarters in Richardson, TX and perform a mini concert!  The event was organized as part of the Fossil Greenhouse Storytellers…

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behind the scenes

We’re just starting to concept a new season and it seems like the decade we’re most inspired by is the ’60s. From runway to street style to home decor, the ’60s influence is everywhere, and we love it! Needless to say we’ve been checking out books left and right from our in-house library. Take a peek at…

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behind the scenes

A few weeks ago Fort Worth-based rock band The Orbans stopped by our office for a little jam session. We were blown away by their musical talent (video coming soon) and their ability to make us laugh in between songs. Seriously, if you haven’t heard their album “When We Were Wild“, you must check it out…

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jim jam letterpress

Recently, two of our favorite letterpress gurus stopped by the office to give us a lesson in print-making. Jim Sherraden from Hatch Show Print, and Jim Moran from Hamilton Wood Type Museum know everything there is to know about the art of letterpress. We spent the day putting their tips to the test and created…