MFA Superhero Typographic Classifications
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Often-chaotic communication clutters the clarity of our visual world; however, we can draw analogies between the elements of design and those of … Read More
Often-chaotic communication clutters the clarity of our visual world; however, we can draw analogies between the elements of design and those of superheroes in an attempt to create clarity, educate and inspire. These elements, primarily the use of symbol, color and typography, have the power to communicate with an audience far beyond the surface level. Relating these characteristics to those found within beloved superheroes lets us connect the qualities of each and draw similarities between the two. In doing so, we can champion our profession as leaders in organizing chaos and creating change in an informed world. Read Less
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Superhero Typographic Classifications
MFA Thesis Exhibition, December 2011
The most distinguishing factor of any font is its characters. Hidden beneath these characters, each typeface also has character—its own unique characteristics. However classified this information may seem, when used correctly, typefaces often speak to us more powerfully than the words that are written with them.