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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
‘HELLO’ was an in-class exercise that we did before Project 1 was introduced.
Here are the scanned version of the name tags:
HELLO MY NAME IS UMMI (:
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:
Exploring Pinterest is exciting, so here’s part 2 of more research material!
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.
For this name tag I drew Read more →
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 →