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Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 - 01:24:13 am

@ 風鳴る翼

Hello! A short introduction and mini self-exploration(?) project!

started with the simple writing of my name and exploring the different ways to write it…

And while i was working, i suddenly remembered a name that my classmates used to call when i was young. It was colgate. colgate luan, Koh Gek luan, hear it?ww while i will reply them Read more →

Categories: Hello
Tags: hello

Typographic Portrait : Initial Referencing


Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 - 11:54:25 pm

@ 風鳴る翼

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 →

Dear Gekki - examples are GREAT! you will be using paper cutting and you will be able to incorporate metaphors and simile of the cutout nature with representing who you some practical issues ...Please note that you have misspelled category Typography Portrait : Initial Referencing Should be Typographic Portrait and subcategory is Research :)))))
thank you Prof Ina for pointing out my mistake. I have amended the categories :)
great research and digging for clues!

Typographic Portrait: Research I

Pang Xin

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 - 11:46:05 pm

@ Pumpkins Cats and Doodles

I wasn’t sure what to do at first, so I just went down the list of suggested research for the assignment.

..I have to admit, the Dada and Russian constructivist are not really my style. >< But interesting research none the less.

I quite like David Carson’s style. But the 3D typography and such appeals to Read more →

all is well..only one comment -please note that your category is wrong should be Typographic Portrait and subcategory is Research So it will appear on my dash board as Typographic Portrait (Research)

Typographic portrait research

Rene Ng

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 - 11:32:32 pm

@ Rene

Categories: Research

Typographic Portrait Research

Ummi Kaltsum

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 - 12:43:18 am


For Project 1, I thought having texts, words, paragraphs from a book page as a background would be interesting. I am one who is attracted to prints and patterns thus I find that the paragraphs on a book page falls under that category as well.

With that, the one artist I know that has done these type of art work would be Read more →



Ummi Kaltsum

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 - 11:49:25 pm


‘HELLO’ was an in-class exercise that we did before Project 1 was introduced.

Here are the scanned version of the name tags:

And so,


Categories: Hello

Typographic Portrait Research

Elizabeth Liew

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 - 11:25:53 pm

@ carrots

Something I enjoy a lot is playing with imagery, and using things that I like to express myself. A common theme that can often be found in my artwork is animals, and I decided to play around with how animals could be used in typography.

Some sources of animal typography I found online include:

‘Bird Alphabet Chart’ by Read more →

absolutely lovely examples the challenge is to render composition and creatively use images of animals for your own typographic portrait.looking forward to more works

More Typography Research!


Monday, Jan 25, 2016 - 05:49:34 pm

@ Birdkeeper Lea

Exploring Pinterest is exciting, so here’s part 2 of more research material!

fantastic particular to complement your style of drawing: big letter A with animated characters is really nice. Hope you are happy with your findings and can fit more with your style of drawing. Enjoy all samples very much as i can see your style of drawing building upon these.

"Hello my name is _ _ _ _ _ _ _"

Matthew Ong

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 - 12:00:59 pm

@ Eureka!

Hello! So this is an introduction project where we had to create typographic name tags on our first lesson. This project is an opportunity to be inventive in different genres. It expands one’s creative problem solving abilities to view a subject from different perspectives. We had to create 3 name tags.

1. Typography

For this name tag I drew Read more →

Categories: Hello

Typographic Portrait Problem: Research

Denise Wong

Monday, 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 →

Dear Denise, This is great research ! There is some issue in your category - should be Typographic Portrait (research) there is category titled Typographic Portrait with subcategory research now your post appears under new category called Typographic Portrait Problem: Research which is not consistent with the rest of the class. can you please check with the rest? so sorry -just would like to avoid overlap.