Modular Alphabet

 

Postgraduate studies 

2019

Typography 

One of the tasks from a class workshop was to create our own modular typefaces. I wanted to make use of the most common shapes in the Roman alphabet; a shape that could represent straight and diagonal lines and curved forms. With this in mind, I decided to use three shapes for my modular typeface: a rectangle, a semi-circle and a triangle. I looked at the positive and negative spaces of each letter and used either the rectangle, semi-circle, triangle or a combination of them accordingly. In order to make each letter legible I used a thick line to define the basic forms of the letter.

I further developed this by creating some prints with short phrases. I used a Risograph printer to produce these prints.