Designer / Educator

Inspiration

The beauty of data visualization

Logical.

 
 

Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See

Stunning.

 

Quill Pen 

This is a kind of broad nibbed pen with edged tip that Renaissance-era calligrapher / typographers would have used.

 
 
Shows a late medieval scribe from Flanders (probably). Note table with steep slope; barbless quill in right hand; quill knife in left hand (used to hold the vellum sheet down when writing); lead weight on string at top of page, holding it down.

Shows a late medieval scribe from Flanders (probably). Note table with steep slope; barbless quill in right hand; quill knife in left hand (used to hold the vellum sheet down when writing); lead weight on string at top of page, holding it down.

 
Images from the Metropolitan. They were included in the Met's exhibition Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger's Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay. It shows what the pen is meant to do.

Images from the Metropolitan. They were included in the Met's exhibition Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger's Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay. It shows what the pen is meant to do.

 

High Quality Prototype (Comp)

For Type IV, students are required to craft at least one high quality prototype (comp) using special printing technique, such as silk screen, die-cut, emboss/deboss, foil stamp, transfer, 3D Printing, letter press and so on. Here is one excellent example of the craftsmanship!

 
 

Design Typeface

For Type IV, students are required to (re)design one typeface for one of the project. Here is one interesting approach to typeface design...

 
 

Just for fun...