Design, Uncategorized

Typographic Letter-Form Table

I’ve always felt that shape and form were powerful design elements. This most likely entered my conscience by looking through a camera lens and also by viewing the photographic works of Paul Strand. Years later I was reintroduced to this topic while viewing the design work of Malcom Grear who throughout his career mastered the use of letter forms in logotype branding. In trying to take it to another dimension, I decided to take a crack at designing a table that demonstrated using letter forms as a piece of artwork.

Here’s a short video outlining the process:


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Design, Motion Graphics

3d Typographic Experiments


The inspiration for the above animation was driven by handcrafted quill type. If you Google “paper quill type” you’ll see samples and it’s quite amazing. Before the animation was conceived I first tried my hand at making a static rendering. I made the 2d shapes in Illustrator and then brought them into Cinema 4D to create the extruded 3D renderings. The “O” was my first attempt:
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