Carpe Noctem

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  • Carpe Noctem - Typographic Tattoo


    A few days ago I was asked to create a simple Roman style lettering saying Carpe Noctem ("seize the night"). It was for a friend who was going to get this as a tattoo the next day.

    So I started quick sketches with slightly different styles, making them simple and a bit ornamental.

    Here is what I designed first and showed to my friend and the final version he chose:
  • You can see first photo of the tattoo on the skin here:

    http://patrycjazywert.blogspot.com/2010/03/typographic-tattoo.html