Posts Tagged: experimental typography
R/Photogram. (Although my photogram studies may look like Photoshop or coding magic, they are actually the product of numerous hours in the darkroom. The prints are scanned and only lightly edited to remove things like dust and fingerprints.
Pardon the kitchen sink in the background.
Scanned photograms looped into an animated GIF. Although my photogram studies may look like Photoshop or coding magic, they are the product of numerous hours in the darkroom. The photograms are scanned and only lightly edited to remove things like
Painstakingly hand-crafted. Stainless steel + resin.
A few photos from the 2015 Edible Type Awards! Congrats to Aubrey (Bodoni o, 1st), Ian (Garamond i, 2nd), and McKinley (Chatype y, 3rd). They took home the coveted stainless steel/resin sucker trophies! A big round of applause for all
Joey Hannaford is a very talented designer/artist. You should check her out!
I cast a full set of bronze Univers Condensed brands to create this branded poster. The challenges of branding yielded a lot of serendipitous results. Heating the brands evenly is difficult, and the threshold between burning paper and igniting paper
This piece consists of concrete letters cast from five inch by one inch thick silicone molds, which are then ground and hand sanded to distinct angles. The resulting forms were placed on the sidewalk so that the letterforms appear to be
Many thanks to Daniel McMillan (advanced sculpture student) and Kevin Shunn (Chair, Department of Art) for their help with converting my logotype into a brand.
Placed in the high-stress environment of a design department in the midst of the last few weeks of the semester, this fleeting crayon installation is a reminder to get back to what matters — making with your hands, interacting with
It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up is a typographic installation designed to reveal a message as it interacts with sunlight. Laser-cut into a sheet of stainless steel bent at a ninety degree angle, the piece presents two phrases, “IT’S FLEETING,” and “LIGHTEN UP.”
Be Bold is a typographic thaumatrope. The horizontal and vertical strokes of geometric letterforms exist on opposing sides of an aluminum pendant. Only through spinning the pendant does the piece confide its secret message. I’m currently working on silver/enamel versions.
The overhead projector evokes memories of the classroom. Countless hours of our formative years are spent watching teachers systematically guide us through mathematical equations on overhead projectors. By removing the bottom panel of the projector, rearranging the mirrors, and placing
Installed on the exterior wall of the Pollak Building, one of Virginia Commonwealth University’s design facilities, this 16 foot by 4 foot typographic installation was made of treated plywood, white paint, galvanized nails, clear plastic straws, and pink and white
I laser cut black paper and layered it over neon papers which were then tacked on a hallway bulletin board. Tabs are a familiar convention in print design, often accompany posters as a row at the bottom where passersby can
Shortly after graduating in 2008, I attended Project M, a month-long annual program that brings creative volunteers and advisors from all over the world together to collaborate and design for the greater good. In June of 2008, the Project M