Typography 2017

It’s important to try new things, right? So they say anyway. Well, it turns out there’s good reason that they do.

Way back in November I had an idea to sketch a typograph for my friend’s 21st birthday. It would be composed solely of J. R. R. Tolkien quotes which suited the recipient to a ‘T’ giving me complete creative freedom and an opportunity to test out a bunch of the art materials I put through for customers in work every day. I hadn’t done anything like it before but months of mindless perusing online had enabled me to form a clear idea of what I wanted it to look like.

In the end, I was reasonably happy with the outcome and the whole process was pretty enjoyable too (e.g. buying new materials with a purpose = less guilt) so much so that, well, now we’re here…

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In order of slideshow:

  • ‘The Hobbit’/’Lord of the Rings’
  • Lana Del Rey
  • ‘Sharks’
  • Family Commission
  • ‘Of Mice and Men’ by John Steinbeck
  • Sia
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Oasis

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