Tag Archives: typography
A few years ago, whilst working on the Albuera Primary School design project, I was inspired by the organic forms and wanted to weave some of it into a typeface. Aiming for a geometric form that derives from an organic framework, two … Continue reading
Hobart, a town in Tasmania, close to Antarctica, founded just 210 years ago, in 1804, or thereabouts. This building is not that old, but one of the older ones in the city centre. I like how the letters seem to … Continue reading
My interest in language and typographical research culminating in this solo exhibition at 146 ArtSpace in Hobart. The show opens on Thursday March 14, 5pm at 146 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania. More info here.
are designed by Irma Boom. That’s my personal opinion anyway. She seems to be looking for new challenges in each job and has an uncompromising direction. She recently spoke at the Typo London 2012, an international typography conference. Her shy … Continue reading
I have picked up paper and pen again and started doodling letters. Crookeddoodledletters. Whilst flicking through the image gallery on my phone, I realised there are unconscious influences of my daily image intake with the letter I decided to draw … Continue reading
The article below was published at Tasmanian Times this week:
The typeface for the Inflight gallery sign was chosen as a homage to the old letter-press font ‘Haassche Akzidenz Grotesk’ (the original typeface which became Helvetica later). The unique irregularities of a printed letter-press letter with its ever so slightly … Continue reading
Walks are great for clearing your mind but also filling it with new inspiration. I came across these pine cones yesterday and couldn’t help myself playing with it. Who recognizes the typeface?
It’s so light – it floats. A recent design of mine (in collaboration with artist Nicola Smith) for the Artist run initiative Inflight in Hobart. The transparent paper invites to playfully fold the A3 program to discover new shapes due … Continue reading
Found in an alleyway – characters telling their life’s story.