4D Type by Lo Siento Studio

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Bummed out that even the most hi-tech movies are (for now) bound to three dimensions? Take solace in Lo Siento Studio’s 4D typography and its careful, old-school production. Artists carve out, and interlock, two versions of a single letter—and the resulting form “allows the spectator to read it from, minimum, two different positions in space.”  The intention is to make the appreciation of typography a more active process, necessitating the reader’s physical movement. The finished product is as multi-purpose as it is multi-dimensional: the letters are pictured hanging from the ceiling and used as legs of a coffee table. Cheers to an ancient art form made new.

 

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Janet is a senior at Kenyon College studying English with a Creative Writing emphasis. She has a particular affinity for American literature, and enjoys discovering the narrative(s) behind a piece of art. GBlog is her blogging debut, and she is grateful for newfound exposure to objects such as the “Bug Light.” (She favors the stately praying mantis.)

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