19 December 2011
Leiter’s fragments, animation, covers, ephemera and ‘comical’ wordmarks
Here are a few links to sites, articles and a video that grabbed our attention this week.
Stop-motion paperwork animation (below) by Steven Briand aka Burayan.
David Levine’s collection of travel ephemera from the 1920 and 30s.
‘Saul Leiter and the typographic fragment’ – Rick Poynor writes about the New York photographer’s work (including T, 1950, top) for Design Observer.
The Comic Sans project aims to makes the world’s most ubiquitous typeface even more so (below) by redrawing familiar wordmarks.
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