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    Design of a lettering which could communicate the atmosphere of Vila de Gràcia, a district of Barcelona.
Vila de Gràcia
Lettering design project
This school project consisted into the design of a custom lettering for Gràcia, one of the most fascinating districts of Barcelona.
The final result is a combination of calligraphy and typography design.

Elisava - Escuela Superior del Diseño de Barcelona
Mudic - Master Universitario en Diseño y Comunicación
Typography and Calligraphy
Professors: Andreu Balius y Oriol Miró
Academic year: 2011/2012
Reference: Phaeton Typeface

Phaeton Typeface was chosen as the started point for creating the word Gràcia, the main part of the proyect.
The proportions and aesthetics of this font reflect in a certain way the district's appearence, simple but punctuated by the grace of the modernist style. Actually the result consists into a restyling of the beginning font.
Typographical sketches and project
Calligraphic sketches
Final composition: Calligraphy + Typography