Tuesday 3rd January 2011 – Gareth Bayliss – Modular typography

– single square moved up and downcan get letters

– one square moved around to get recognisable shapes e.g. three parallel horizontal lines can be an E

– Bahaus > Josef Albers

– stick and circle (oval) letter can make a B

Neville Brody’s typeface:

Rob Hillier:

– experimenting with ink blobs, fairy washing up liquid, oil paints to get different viscosity

– Ed Ruscha > “ooo” water bubbles, drawing 3D type, designed only one typeface ever: “Chain and cable”, Ed Ruscha is in “The Cool School”