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    Mendelssohn's Concerto No. 1 Typographic Poster I was challenged to use only typography to create this event poster for a performance of Mendels… Read More
    Mendelssohn's Concerto No. 1 Typographic Poster I was challenged to use only typography to create this event poster for a performance of Mendelssohn's Concerto No. 1.  I was particularly interested in the way the many individual staccato notes of the piano make up larger, more dramatic themes, and wanted to reflect that using the type. Each of the posters represents the mood of each movement, as does the individual punctuation marks used repeatedly to represent the piano notes (an exclamation mark for the motion meant to be played "with fire," a comma representing the "walking" pace of the second movement, and a caret representing the energy in the "fast and lively" final movement). I used differing weights in each glyph to create larger motions in the composition, as well as unique color schemes to differentiate the moods of each movement.  Read Less
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Mendelssohn's Concerto No. 1 Typographic Poster

I was challenged to use only typography to create this event poster for a performance of Mendelssohn's Concerto No. 1.  I was particularly interested in the way the many individual staccato notes of the piano make up larger, more dramatic themes, and wanted to reflect that using the type. Each of the posters represents the mood of each movement, as does the individual punctuation marks used repeatedly to represent the piano notes (an exclamation mark for the motion meant to be played "with fire," a comma representing the "walking" pace of the second movement, and a caret representing the energy in the "fast and lively" final movement). I used differing weights in each glyph to create larger motions in the composition, as well as unique color schemes to differentiate the moods of each movement.