Tag Archives: design

By Yaco (Tumblr). h/t Tim Koch.

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.

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Amen Break chardonnay wine, with the famous beat sequenced in ASCII. Also available as Pinot Noir.

Half-tone style graphics from Argentina. Taken from the book Words & buildings: the art and practice of architectural graphics by Jock Kinneir, 1981.

A little-known story about a movement, a magazine, and the computer’s arrival in art (MIT Press, 2014). Nice punch cardey textmodey design. And an important book.

Until Perfect Comes. By Vasundhara Pachisia, 2014/2015. Damaged Holga photo of a design made with her custom typface Ode to Victor Vasarely.

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By Sasj.

Two sort of textmodey place brands: Turkey and the city of Porto.

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Various works by Dutch typographer Jurriaan Schrofer, mostly from 1960s and 1970s.

By BJ Alumbaugh, 2012. h/t: internet-shaman