Reba Joy
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Piped Type

Piped Type

 
 

Piped Type, a Typography Served winning, typographic exploration creating a typeface from found materials. I discovered, after a trip to the hardware store that these copper pipes could be interlocked to form every letter in the alphabet.

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After creating all of the letterforms, and scanning them in, it was time to explore redrawing them digitally. Looking into the subtle ways a smaller, wider or rounded edge impacted legibility.

 
 
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After digitizing all of the letterforms, we created a poster to showcase the type specimen, as well as a working typeface.

 
 
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