Marion Luttenberger's Handmade Typefaces Create Words from Everyday Objects

Marion Luttenberger's Handmade Typefaces Create Words from Everyday Objects

Taking doodling to a new medium, Austrian photographer and designer Marion Luttenberger has created a series of "experimental typefaces," building letters and words using a selection of arbitrary objects. While some of her pieces feature words that are compiled of what the mean—like strips of bacon forming "meats"—others have a more random relationship between medium and meaning. The artist uses a wide variety of unexpected objects to make words including water droplets, tied fabric, stitched string, and ribbon. Luttenberger does not preserve her works but instead remains satisfied after photographing them. As text originates from writing on a flat plane, she appropriately returns the typefaces back to their 2D state with her photographs.

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