Tag Archives: 1960s


garadinervi:

Ilse and Pierre Garnier, Prototypes, Éditions André Silvaire, Paris, 1965

garadinervi:

Frederick Hammersley, A Good Line is Hard to Beat, 1969, L. A. Louver, Venice, CA / Frederick Hammersley Foundation

ASCII art by Frederick Hammersley, 1969. Made on an IBM-computer (which used EBCDIC and not ASCII encoding), and:

The alphanumeric characters we could ‘draw’ with were: the alphabet, ten numerals and eleven symbols, such as periods, dashes, slashes, etc….

h/t: Robert Doerfler

lavamposto:

#Repost @letterformarchive
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Toshihiki Shimizu, Six Meditations, Japan, 1969


#type #graphicdesign #typedesign #lettering

Computer printed ASCII-portraits by Jaume Estapa, 1968-69. Some of the earliest examples of this, after Mona Lisa (1964). More info here, more 1960′s ASCII here.

In the 1960s, Eduardo Joselevich and Fanny Fingerman developed a technique to represent images with only four symbols. Full blocks or circles, in either black or white. They called it Fototrama and it was used at Olivetti and Philips for example.

More here.

Typewriter works by various artists, taken from Alan Riddell’s book Typewriter Art, 1975. Free pdf at Monoskop.

h/t prostheticknowledge

Typewriter works by various artists, taken from Alan Riddell’s book Typewriter Art, 1975. Free pdf at Monoskop.

Text graphics by Manfred Schroeder at Bell Labs in 1968. For the cover of the exhibition catalogue for Some More Beginnings organised by Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) at the Brooklyn Museum. h/t: Tim Koch

Richard Paul Lohse ‘15 systematische Farbreihen mit’ (1955-69)