Monthly Archives: February 2013
Going back to the typography, this is an image of the blueprints for “Fat Man”, the second bomb dropped on Japan at the end of the second world war. I want to try and incorporate this image into the text … Continue reading
This is a collection of photographs of Einstein, I have them up on my desk, more for inspiration than anything but they will serve a purpose at some point during this assignment.
One thing I was considering was an image of Einstein in this style, one image having the background of an industrial/research facility, and the other being a location depicting peace and serenity. This was more of a passing idea, I’m … Continue reading
For the reading and responding assignment, I’m considering using a series of letters and statements by Albert Einstein. Prior to the second world war, Einstein signed several letters to president Franklin Roosevelt, pushing for the U.S. government to begin seriously … Continue reading
Much like the last piece, only this is the whole upper back, leaving you a lot more room to write; it’s not as attention grabbing as the face but could perhaps be worth considering!
I love tis piece by Stefan Sagmeister because I could use something similar to display the internal conflict of somebody facing a moral dilemma. It is often said that when somebody is thinking something “it’s written all over you” or … Continue reading
Another Craig Ward piece, almost identical in style to the one in my previous post. This one can be a bit difficult to read: “GOOD TYPOGRAPHY IS INVISIBLE” “BAD TYPOGRAPHY IS EVERYWHERE” With this method of the bold red over … Continue reading
Another typographer I’ve been looking at is Craig Ward and I particularly like this method of overlapping text (similar to the method used by Marian Bantjes in my previous post) because it displays two conflicting ideas (similar to the moral … Continue reading
Another image by Marian Bantjes which has caught my attention. Whilst considering the aesthetics for this project, I have been thinking that I may wish to have two texts overlapping (one of the texts I’m considering focuses on a moral … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about the Reading and Responding assignment, where I need to read and analyse a piece of text and represent it visually. For this I’ve been considering trying my hand at typography. I love Marian Bantjes’ work because … Continue reading