After making up my mind to create the design in the style of Optical Art, I carried out some research to look at artists that have come before me. I was paying attention to the black & white, figure-ground relationship in the compositions and looking at how I may incorporate typography into them. Here are some of the works that I found inspiring or interesting.
Op Art and Typography
I also looked online and found a series of images for Op Art influenced typography. The original location of the image may be accessed by clicking on the image. Most of these dealt heavily in the figure-ground relationship to create shape and discernible forms.
I will use these images as a starting point to begin my experimentation. I will create some draft ideas and see how they work out.