Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Bouwe van der Molen

Saw the tape font at Aesthetic Outburst (via Pink Shirts and Car Wrecks) and stalked his profiles. . and his blog Freaky Fauna. The photo of his work space was taken for a book on small pads, the tape font was setup in a villa window and then later digitized, the design by subtraction was inspired by a quote from Ruedi Baur at the Ecole National des Beaux-Arts, Lyon.

“Subtract signs, subtract gadgets, subtract the pointless, subtract the too-much-to-the-point, subtract systemisation, subtract formulas, subtract power, subtract signatures, subtract beliefs… maybe even subtract subtraction?…”

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