|A study of city grids and typography.
Letter types are designed in a normal grid and superimposed with aerial
photographs of the cities Istanbul and Paris. Software has been designed
to enable the viewer to study further the relationship between the two
|The grid is basically a system to organize elements. Defining a procedure is another way of rationalizing the visual space. The type faces below is a result of a simple recipe for drawing letters by hand: Start drawing the letter instantly, slow down, deliberately draw short lines, and stop.|
Donald Knuth - TeX and Meta-font. Knuth proposed that a single set of algorithms could describe the basic alphabetic letterforms.
Wolfgang Weingart - Typographic Landscape
Johanna Drucker - What is a letter?
Sol LeWitt - Wall drawings
Digital Information Design Camp 2005