Tag: typography

How can you tell a story through sounds? How can you make it fun and engaging to tell? How do you allow a reader some freedom without losing him? Click here to see the making of this letterpress-printed sound story…

I was asked by the gallery La Maison to produce an A5 pamphlet, or tract, for a collaborative project as part of the 2011 summer event L’Art Contemporain et la Côte d’Azur. Cure d’Azote, the name of the project, is a wink at the puns in Duchamp’s experimental movie. I focused on the manifesto nature of […]

us and i Although in body, the plural form Of I and another would be “us”, It somehow seems to be the norm, (The Romans one day spake it thus) In common speech to turn “us”es to “i” without any regard for fallaci. Note how your inner botanist surfaces When faced with talk of cacti […]

Bubble & Broccoli Bubble 1. Globule of one substance encased in another // 2. A parenthesis in a situation, an isolated moment. // 3. (computing) Delay in the pipeline. // 4. (comics) Speech bubble Broccoli 1. No one likes broccoli // 2. Slang for marijuana That’s a real problem. —Yes, I know. It’s very destructive. These things don’t only happen to other people […]

#7. Quiddity 1. Another term for the essence of an object, literally its “whatness”. It describes properties that a particular substance (e.g. a person) shares with others of its kind. The question “what (quid) is it?” asks for a general description by way of commonality. 2. In general use,  whatever makes something the type that […]

#5 Booby Trap Booby /// 1. boob, breast. /// 2. an ignorant or foolish person. /// 3. “boob” an embarrassing mistake. Trap. A trap is a device or tactic intended to catch an intruder or an enemy. Booby trap. As the word implies, they often have some form of bait designed to lure the victim […]

#6 Popup Effect “En gros, un pop-up c’est une fenêtre qui s’ouvre sans que tu l’ai demandée.” Effect : de l’anglais, traduction “effet”. Phénomène particulier lié à certaines conditions. Qui bat, qui bat, mon coeur Qui bat, Une chamade grâce à toi, mon coeur Et confirme que je suis bien là Mon corps Qui sébat […]

#2. Dégringoler Chuter, descendre précipitamment. Dévaler avec entrain et insouciance. Tomber, Simplement, Sans arrières pensées, Librement, Dans des rêveries sans relâche, De la tête aux pieds, j’emprunte tous les sentiers, Mes pensées se cachent Ravies de t’épier. Tu sens la douceur De l’herbe d’été, Une peau qui dégage la chaleur D’un arbre fruitier. Entièrement éprise […]