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Deconstruction, legibility and space: four experimental typographic practices

Ayiter, Elif and Yazıcıgil, Onur Fatih and Çetin, Cem Sina and Türkmen, Doruk (2013) Deconstruction, legibility and space: four experimental typographic practices. Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, 11 (3). pp. 209-221. ISSN 1477-965X (Print) 1758-9533 (Online)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/tear.11.3.209_1

Abstract

In this article we wish to present the typographic experimentations of four designers, each of whom looks at typography and its implementations from different viewpoints; however with similar goals – namely to investigate how typographic systems can be implemented, their attributes as carriers of semantic meaning be redefined, and/or their functions be improved upon within the digital medium that presents challenges as well as opportunities that enable graphic designers to reach well beyond the traditional medium of typographic work; i.e., printed paper. The article will examine these four projects under the umbrella concept of Deconstruction, also extending into a consideration of Legibility; setting them forth as examples of the impact that the digital medium has brought to bear upon typographic practice in recent decades.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Typography: Text: Fonts: Deconstruction: Legibility: Space.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N7433.8-.85 Computer art. Digital art
N Fine Arts > NC Drawing Design Illustration
ID Code:24772
Deposited By:Elif Ayiter
Deposited On:16 Dec 2014 11:21
Last Modified:16 Dec 2014 11:21

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