All posts tagged: type

Gysin&Vanetti – O is not a letter, it’s a circle

Gysin-Vanetti (Andreas Gysin & Sidi Vanetti) are an artist duo exploring images and patterns using the type geometries of multipurpose displays. What characterises the projects shown here is that their intention is to not modify the layout (or visual organisation) of the chosen hardware – they work with what the existing has to offer. Within these hard constraints they search for infinite visual permutation. Using only type and digit, Gysin-Vanetti build images, animations and generate patterns.

LAIKA [Processing]

A bachelor thesis project of Michael Flückiger and Nicholas Kunz, Laika is a dynamic typeface created using Processing. Via a custom designed control panel, user can adjust kerning, italics, size and other properties of a typeface. The final project installation included a type which was responsive to passers-by. Try it online here (via blitblit) LAIKA on […]

Word Clock [Mac, Windows]

Word Clock is a free typographic screensaver for Mac OS X and Windows. It displays a fixed list of all numbers and words sufficient to express any possible date and time as a sentence. Word Clock displays time by highlighting appropriate words as each second passes. There are two display modes; Linear (my favoured) and […]