February 19, 2013 § Leave a comment
When words and letters acquires a life of their own. Ebon Heath liberates the letters from their frame, the printed page and creates laser-cut sculptures of the letters, giving them a three-dimensional existence with which viewers can actually interact. His typography sculptures, called Stereo.type, become a magical transformation of the written word into what he describes as a “new language of physical type.”
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February 16, 2012 § 1 Comment
October 31, 2011 § 1 Comment
Shape Type, made using HTML5, is a 10-stage game that asks from its users to form and fix the badly shaped, unfinished letters from specific typefaces, given the font names and fonts’ designers.
When the users have adjusted multiple bezier handles to get the shape of the character right., they can visually compare their effort with the original character and their score is a percentage based on the similarities.
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September 21, 2011 § 1 Comment
A is for Animation and B for Beautiful spelling-video. Playing with different techniques and material and using the Helvetica font, Italy-based design studio n9ve created Alphabet 2, a video where each letter is animated, representing the meaning of the word itself.
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June 24, 2011 § Leave a comment
Can you imagine the forms and colors that words can take? Digital design agency Corum + Guerrette created String DNA, an interactive data visualization image generator, which converts alphabet letters into shapes and colors.
By typing your name or a short description in the text box, you can a visual interpretation of how a letter or a word looks like, like our blog’s name just below.
May 27, 2011 § 1 Comment
May 19, 2011 § 1 Comment
We have seen all types of fonts and typefaces, but we haven’t seen the whole alphabet made out of television sets.UK designer Jack Archer creates a full typeface just by placing 15 television sets in a dot-matrix grid and switching them on and off in different arrangements, in order to form the letters of the alphabet.