Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Chalkboard Type

Chalkboard type is becoming a very popular way to design and apply type. Dana Tanamachi is among the most famous for doing this, but we are seeing more and more designers start doing this.

At the Columbus College of Art and Design, two college students have been breaking into their school and anonymously creating type on their chalkboards. They go by the name "Dangerdust", and create a weekly artwork. They are both seniors in the Graphic Design department, and remain passionate about their art, even on top of their course-load. They even used one of Jess Hische's quotes and her for inspiration for one of their pieces:

We even see it here at Tyler! At the Hatchery, the new store opening up in the lobby.

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