Expanding on the idea of a flexible simple system as being the basis of an empty design, this De Stijl typeface is adaptable through different widths. Continue reading Experiment 021.1 – De Stijl in flexibility
Looking at how to replace space with the form through a progressive process rather than a replacement process.
Using a De Stijl poster as reference material I had the idea that this movement could have synergies with the east.
Looking at different relationships of space and form through a sliding system rather than a bitmap or calligraphic system.
Looking at the relationship of space and form in the analysis of newspapers and characters in east and west can the west spatial relationship be reconsidered from the eastern ratio.
The Shingo Typeface was created by Masahiko Kozuka whilst at Morisawa Inc., a leading Japanese font development company. Based on the concept of a modern sans serif his aim was to create a Japanese font “akin to the Helvetica concept”
This experiment led on from 009 by changing the common building blocks of bitmap type.