joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography
 
joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography
aug 04, 2010

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography

‘it’s a point of view’

recent british graphic design graduates joseph egan and hunter thomson from the chelsea school of art and design created an anamorphic type installation as part of their final project. initially interested in exploring the relationship between architecture and graphic design, these large scale typographic structures only become legible when viewed from a specific point of view. while some of the letters overlap over various surfaces, others required very little skewing to perfectly align with the other letter forms.

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s a point of view’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s a point of view’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s a point of view’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s more than just print’

the phrase ‘it’s more than just print’ was specifically chosen in an attempt to challenge conventional thinking of graphic design as a largely 2d oriented art form.

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s more than just print’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s more than just print’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s more than just print’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s more than just print’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘it’s more than just print’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography aerial view of installation

by moving away from the installation, the characters align to showcase the final phrase

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘don’t hold back’

joseph egan + hunter thomson: anamorphic typography ‘don’t hold back’

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  • [url=http://alignementparfait.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/georges-rousse.jpg] a thing you had never seen done before[/url]
    Just put some credits on it.

    ACampos
  • [url=http://www.google.com.br/images?um=1&hl=pt-BR&tbs=isch:1&&sa=X&ei=CQ1cTPHsPIL_8Ab4583mAQ&ved=0CB8QBSgA&q=georges+rousse&spell=1&biw=1280&bih=828] George Rousse[/url]. It’s not exploring or implementing anything, it’s just the same.

    ACampos
  • Good work guys 🙂
    What is the harm in taking inspiration/using methods from some of the greats, that’s what a lot of traditional artists do anyway don’t they?..
    Besides, you’ve still got your whole degree to experiment and explore new things..
    Hope you’re well!
    x

    Sophie Austen
  • I’ve seen it sooooo many times already. It all looks the same, really.

    mp
  • You like your new projector. We get it. Enough already.

    asdf
  • I find emotion and interest in many of the works here, originals or not. What I do not understand is this senseless discussion of who did it first and what is original. Let’s not be naive: all works have influences and sometimes the first to use a concept was not the one that created the richest artworks. I really enjoyed the works here. Keep exploring and implementing.

    Hibai Unzueta
  • If you look at the clip, the ‘J’ in ‘More than Just..’ is moving. In the beginning it’s one tile away from the edge of the wall, as it zooms out it’s two+ tiles away.

    If you say optical illusion, you’re an idiot! =)

    Douche Bag
  • wel in Antwerp there is a structure at the ‘theaterplein’ where the same ‘revolutionary’ process of incorporating typography with architecture was used.
    You can find some pictures
    [url=http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?p=36823840] here [/url] or [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/remonrijper/3484753137/in/set-72157617459649912/] here [/url]…

    If it’s an empty box, call it an empty box.

    nospec
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