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This project was inspired by a quote from Robert Bringhurst - 'Letters are microscopic works of art as well as useful symbols. They mean what the… Read More
This project was inspired by a quote from Robert Bringhurst - 'Letters are microscopic works of art as well as useful symbols. They mean what they are as well as what they say' (The Elements of Typographic Style). I set out to take the type-forms out of their normal semantic context and to portray them as works of art. Read Less
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6 Typefaces book
'Letters are microscopic works of art'
The brief was to explore the formal qualities of 6 different typefaces.

My project was inspired by a quote from Robert Bringhurst - 'Letters are microscopic works of art as well as useful symbols. They mean what they are as well as what they say' (The Elements of Typographic Style). I set out to take the type-forms out of their normal semantic context and to portray them as works of art.

Format: A5 portrait book