Hansje van Halem + Axidraw – Systems, legibility, and (ir)regularity in typography

Created by Hansje van Halem, an independent graphic designer based in Amsterdam (NL). the following video and images are the latest in the series of experiments that explore tension between a systematic approach, legibility, and (ir)regularity in typography. In the video, Hensie uses Axidraw, a simple and new version of a pen plotter, capable of writing or drawing on almost any flat surface.

The project and this exploration is also a progression/evolution of Hansje's "machine love" projects, seeking new ways how machines and interfaces can inform both the production and the graphic design process.

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