Tag Archives: lettering

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Blink!

Deco Empress — Seen today in Mechelen. Glass in lead art deco lettering.

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Fontstructing in the seventies

Rob Ligtelijn — I found this book in a charity shop some time ago. The choice of colour, the bold, clear approach and the letterforms make it an iconographic example of seventies design. The lettering could have been designed in … Continue reading

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See saw seen

Greenleas — seen in Spreyton, Devon.

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Blink!

partridge lemon label —

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Blink!

plate on a wall — A few square centimetres from my weekend. Château de Scry, Mettet

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Analog pixel art 5

faience? Ninove, today. Postscript has taken over the market…

Brouwerij

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Martinas Today is mosaic day, or tiling day if you like your mosaic a little more prosaic. Pictures were taken in Merchtem, Belgium. And ‘brouwerij’ means ‘brewery’. Cheers. Looks very Fontstruct, not?

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Some b’s

Less abstract, this lettering. My pencil definitely wanted to draw some b’s. Number three is funny, but maybe an example of the gimmickry I mentioned in last post? you decide…

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Abstract lettering 2

  another useless scribble from my time-buyer/time-killer series…

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Abstract lettering

Letters are as much about the inner spaces as about the printing part. No new thought to anyone familiar with type, of course. It’s about the tension between outer and inner contours, sometimes fragile, sometimes bold. Good type, when enlarged, … Continue reading