The words ‘serif’ and ‘sans serif’ can get a designers heart beating a bit faster – new and interesting fonts can be a inspirational jumping off point. These photograph based letters from New York based photographer Bela Borsodi definitely have a wide appeal. Borsodi uses household objects and empty space so as to nearly make it appear he happened on the letters by chance. He clearly has a knack for making the meticulously planned appear casual. Borsodi’s skill has won him clients such as the Esquire, Details, and the Wall Street Journal. Also, see his work previously here. [via]
Artist David Meyer‘s installations could blow away at any moment. He forms these installations of letters and figures from sifted flour. Concentric circles of words spelled in capital script letters surround a gallery pillar. The seeming permanence of the letters disappears as a viewer crouches – each letter clearly becomes only a small pile of flour. In a way, Meyer uses the installation to illustrate the nebulous nature of language and images. While words may at times seem heavy and express real ideas, they begin as hazy thoughts like mounds of flour waiting for a breeze. Much of David Meyer’s work explores similar ideas. His installations conjure thoughts of permanence, memory, and information.