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Hand-crafted type for the iJusi Portfolio #2 (Afrika Typografika). The brief was to create lettering/typography inspired by Africa. Whilst living… Read More
Hand-crafted type for the iJusi Portfolio #2 (Afrika Typografika). The brief was to create lettering/typography inspired by Africa. Whilst living in Cape Town, I became fascinated with Fynbos, which means "fine-leaved plants" in Dutch. The plants and flowers form part of the Cape Floral Kingdom (one of the world's six floral kingdoms), where it accounts for 80% of the plant species. Further, Fynbos is found no where else in the world. From a distance, the plants can seem plain and boring, but when you get close, the vibrant colours and intricate beauty is revealed. I created this artwork using actual Fynbos leaves and flowers, and photographed it for the portfolio. Read Less
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