Monthly Archives: February 2013

Reading and Responding – Ideas

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

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Reading and Responding – Ideas

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.

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Reading and Responding – Ideas

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

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Reading and Responding – Ideas

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

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Reading and Responding – Research: Craig Ward

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!

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Reading and Responding – Research: Stefan Sagmeister

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

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Reading and Responding – Research: Craig Ward

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

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Reading and Responding – Research: Craig Ward

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

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Reading and Responding – Research: Marian Bantjes

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

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Reading and Responding – Research: Marian Bantjes

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

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