V&A PALINDROME

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This beautiful signage instalation for Victoria & Albert Museum shows how far and contemporary can an aproach of the original logo go, while being so simple and close to it. It certainly reveals not only how smart the instalation is, but above all how smart Alan Fletcher was when he first designed the logo. Great work made by Troika!

 

 

Alphabet Topography

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Great work from Synoptic Office.

The physical form of language is a record of collective memory.

In this monotype typeface, the height of the letterforms is determined by how often a letter is used. This typeface maps the rhythmic ebb and flow of English.

Each letter sits in a 6 x 6 inch square, allowing for any combination of letters to run seamlessly both vertically and horizontally.

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Blackpool Comedy Carpet

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Created by artist Gordon Young, and designed in collaboration with Why Not Associates, the Comedy Carpet is a celebration of comedy on an extraordinary scale. Referring to the work of more than 1,000 comedians and comedy writers, the carpet gives visual form to jokes, songs and catchphrases dating from the early days of variety to the present. Sited in front of Blackpool Tower, the 2,200m2 work of art contains over 160,000 granite letters embedded into concrete, pushing the boundaries of public art and typography to their limits.

 

The Making of:

A remarkable homage to those who have made the nation laugh, it’s also a stage for popular entertainment that celebrates entertainment itself.

Watch the full project here.