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A Typographic Tribute Honors the Residents and Neighbors of a Now-Demolished House in Sainte-Marie

 Design #architecture #public art #typography June 17, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Paprika, shared with permission For five days in November 2020, a house in Sainte-Marie, Québec, identified all of its residents and neighbors on Saint Louis Avenue. Antoine Audet, Maude Faucher, James Audet… the list included hundreds of names inked on strips …

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Thin Lines, Dots, and Geometric Shapes Merge into a Minimal Typographic Collection

 Design #minimalism #typography April 15, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Adam G., shared with permission Designer Adam G. is known for utilizing his signature black and red to define the minimal illustrations coming out of the Santa Monica-based studio TRÜF Creative (previously). He describes his style as messymod, or messy modernism, an aesthetic …

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Typeface Studies by Designer Craig Ward Recreate Fonts and Iconic Logos in LEGO

 Design #Lego #typography January 7, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Craig Ward, shared with permission LEGO are the (literal) building blocks behind an array of creative endeavors—we’ve featured dozens on Colossal over the years from Ekow Nimako’s elaborate world-building series to Jumpei Mitsui’s sculptural recreation of Hokusai’s “The Great Wave off Kanagawa”—and are …

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Paper Is Creased and Twisted into an Elegant Three-Dimensional Typographic Series by Reina Takahashi

 Craft Design Photography #paper #typography June 4, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Reina Takahashi, shared with permission Artist Reina Takahashi transposes the expressive, refined flourishes common in calligraphy into an exquisite series of paper type. Set against solid backdrops, the three-dimensional forms are shaped with crisp lines, twists, and wide-mouthed cones sometimes made …

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