” Typographic Portrait Problem ” – Research

To start off the first project for foundation 2D II, I delved into researching artists for inspirations and ideas. Personally, the artists i decided to reference from are because of their works that i find rather interesting i would like try it out for myself. The works range from focusing on the typeface to being decorative/ illustrative to photography/gifs and lastly to the usage of unconventional mediums.

Alexandre Pietra

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>Idea of minimalistic & futuristic  look ; Simple but clear.

source: https://www.behance.net/gallery/17179851/Lombok-typeface

Viplov Singh & Svabhu Kohli


>Pushing idea of something that is 2D to something that looks 3D.

source: https://www.behance.net/gallery/32254073/Discover-Typography-GIFs

Aleph Corporation

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source: https://www.behance.net/alephcorp

Stephanie Baxter


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source: http://www.stephsayshello.co.uk

David J. Short


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source: https://dribbble.com/DavidJShort

Teagan White



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source: https://www.behance.net/gallery/375846/the-person-you-love-is-728-water

Dominic Le-Hair



idea of playing with shadows


idea of fruits printing

idea of fruits printing


idea of using actual food (chewing gum in this case)

idea of using actual food (chewing gum in this case)

source: https://www.behance.net/dominicle-hair

Lavanya Naidoo

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>rolling of papers

>choice of colours

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>usage of everyday life objects

source: https://www.behance.net/lavanya

Maricor Maricar

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For this artist’s works, I’m really attracted to the pretty embroidery however what really inspired is the usage of everyday life objects as the subject matter and even the usage of symbols ( + , = , . , /)

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>idea of using the same colour on the same colour to subtly suggest its idea.

source: http://maricormaricar.com

Matt Bites


source: http://www.mattarmendariz.com/Food/Food-I/1

Danielle Evans

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source: http://marmaladebleue.com  /  http://foodtypography.com

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