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The typographic form in the Umbrella Movement

 

“No to Pre-selected Candidates” banner on a back-lit bus shelter advertising. Unintentionally combining the written banner with the calligraphic artwork of a property development artwork.

In a city where the majority of writing is finger scribbled on the screen of a smartphone, Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement has developed into an unexpected platform for handwriting and handmade typography.

Creative Review – Words of the Umbrella Movement.

13 Jan 2014, 3:08pm
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Department International

Department International is a collaborative design practice via London & NYC.

via Department International.

Fear in a field

 

via RoosBros. Fear in a field.

Fear expanded – 2012 is an artwork by Ryan Everson in collaboration with Jason Garcia.  The further away  you go, the more the big mirror clad letters are merging into the landscape.

saudi arabia bir hima petroglyphs | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

The pre-Islamic rock art of Arabia at Bir Hima, carved into the eastern foothills of the Asir Mountains, is one of the most important rock art sites in Saudi Arabia. Most of what youll see dates from around 5500 BC, athough there are more recent examples scattered around.

via saudi arabia bir hima petroglyphs | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

15 May 2012, 5:06pm
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IKKO TANAKA

 

Ikko Tanaka (January 13, 1930 – January 10, 2002) 

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Edited by Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares
Khatt Books, Amsterdam 2010
Highly illustrated 396 pages in color
Languages: Dutch, English, Arabic
Size: 21 cm x 28 cm
Soft cover with flaps

The Typographic Matchmaking in the City project is a design research project investigating new approaches for bilingual lettering and poetic narrative for public space.

 

The Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography is a cultural foundation and design research center dedicated to advancing design and typography in the Middle East, North Africa and their diaspora, and to building cross-cultural creative networks.