Typographic Portrait Research
Wong Song YuSaturday, Feb 20, 2016 - 09:22:46 pm
@ Song Yu
For this project, i started off by looking at references from avant garde media and styles, such as in dadaism and
Russian Constructivism, particularly in how they managed to use typography within their work.
Artists like Hannah Hoch were also inspirations for me, as the way she composed her
work, Read more →
typographic portrait 1: An Insomniac
JoSaturday, Feb 20, 2016 - 02:35:46 pm
Don’t we all never get enough of it?
How hectic our lives are as ADM students.
Compounded with the fact that I am an unpredictable insomniac.
I legit am afraid that I am unable to sleep and thus be unable to function the next day.
It’s so frustrating.
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Typography Portrait: Final
Denise WongFriday, Feb 19, 2016 - 06:47:09 pm
My name is Denise and I’m Peranakan
I paired the baba (man) with a mata puteh (oriental white eye) to mimic the sentiment of old Singapore. Back in the day, these birds were admired for its singing quality/buka and the price to appreciate a songbird’s chirp at home could range from $30-500.
The pairing of the Read more →
Typography Portrait: Process
Denise WongSunday, Feb 14, 2016 - 07:59:39 pm
I am Peranakan
Upon interpreting this brief, I saw it as a chance to explore my roots and it seemed only natural to touch on my heritage. In my household, the Peranakan culture is very much celebrated and practiced throughout each year. I still remember the first time I ate my mum’s ayam buah keluak when I was a kid, and Read more →
Typographic Portrait : Initial Referencing
I was pretty lost when i saw the project brief, typography? and portrait? Does it refer to the ones using words and a portrait is formed? the examples were pretty interesting but i was still unsure of what i should be doing.
I decided to find out what are the interesting methods and presentation that interests me. Here are the references Read more →
Typographic Portrait Problem: Research
Denise WongMonday, Jan 25, 2016 - 10:44:14 am
The Bauhaus style favours function over form, hence many of its designs feature clean and powerful typography is a integrated graphical element in an artwork.
Looking at the pictures above, they seem to be architectural in nature (due to its overall geometrical layout and angles). They also make use of simple-to-read fonts (of both upper and lower case), which aligns with Bauhaus’s principle Read more →