Typographic Portrait: Research

As someone who loves Pinterest, my research is mostly based on the interesting pins I’ve found. (Seriously, Pinterest is the best)


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These are some of the string art I’ve found. It is very interesting how a simple technique is able to play with both negative and positive space. I really like the colourful ones!

string art




Also, some optical illusions typography:

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(This is my favourite and I think this would look really good with string as a medium)


Some paper cut out typography:


I like how although the letters are not complete, we are still able to read the letters normally.


I think that this is another interesting approach for “adapting easily”


I like the idea of using a single piece of paper and just cutting my name out to show how I adapt easily to my surroundings. 😀


Here are some research for “I am very messy”:



Using the concept of pasting scraps.


Here are some cut outs that I find beautiful:



Really love how cut outs can make you feel peaceful and relaxed when you look at it, just like what travelling does to me.

Author: Kaywerlyn

A product design year 3 student from the School of Art, Design and Media, NTU.

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