fonts corresponding to microarchitecture
In his newest collection “ARCHIFONT”, Federico Babina presents a collection of font impressed by 28 of the twentieth century’s most iconic architects and designers. Every letter, formed and wearing structure, modulates to inform the structure of an “illustrated village”.
The letters, like microarchitecture, connect with construct a metropolis made from phrases and meanings with totally different shapes and types. They work to convey part of the aesthetic and inventive character of the primary characters they mirror. The letters are minimal and natural, reflecting their architect and designer counterparts. Modernist and futurist. Expressionist and brutalist. Deconstructivist and constructivist. Postmodernist and metabolist.
all images courtesy of Federico Babina
federico babina produces transformative symbols of twentieth century structure
All through historical past, font design has performed a number one position in telling concerning the types and inventive currents that created it. Fonts are sometimes linked to a historic context, a method and one other means of decoding communicative intentions, private emotionality or the philosophical concept of visible magnificence.
Babina’s personal conception of the letters of the alphabet is just like them “bare individuals, who meet and begin dressing to outline their very own character and character to current themselves to their readers”. They have an effect on each the readability and the which means that the reader chooses to attribute to the textual content and stimulate a private response that impacts our feelings.
In response to this philosophy, Italian designer produces the brand new font ‘ARCHIFONT’, the place every letter is remodeled into a logo that provides a semantic which means to the communicative photographs. The letters, which elegantly reveal themselves over a design grid in an animated video, divulge to convey the qualities, beliefs and emotionality of among the most outstanding architects, designers and design actions in historical past.
Frank Lloyd Wright
‘ARCHIFONT’ attracts inspiration from lots of the most outstanding twentieth century architects and designers
Mies van der Rohe
designer: Federico Babina
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edited by: ravail khan | design increase