Archive for the ‘Typography’ Category

I’m thinking of designing a detachable cover which looks like a cinema ticket and could also be used as a bookmark. The colours would define categories and once detached, it would reveal a simple, clean book cover. Advertisements

Cinema signs


Projected Type


Tobias Battenberg took a projector and Akzidenz Grotesk out onto the streets, and came back with these fantastic images.





“The main idea behind this work is to explore a new dimension of textual representation. I try to consider the different possibilities of glyph, words and text representation and distribution in space and time. This is motivated by the large amount of abstract generative work created with the apparition of computing. Thus I try to […]

Rubik Maker


This Shockwave application, programmed by Jürg Lehni, was initially developed as a design tool for generating a set of fonts based on the legendary Rubik Cube. The application allows users to pick and play with a set of 27 cubes, to modify them within certain parameters, and to export the result as vector data, which […]

Nicolai is a modular font, commissioned as an art project for the exhibition Museutopia in the Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Germany. Stylistically reminiscent of typographic experiments from the de Stijl movement, the Nicolai font composes letters by using blocks of 3 colors. The colors can be specified by the user using a Shockwave application which outputs EPS. […]