The Topography of Type is an attempt to document the visual landscape of type in a given area. The website invites users to explore the image and text content in a linear fashion or as aimlessly as one might experience an unknown terrain. This printed broadsheet newspaper is a companion piece to the website.
This project explores if a specific typographical landscape—a “topography of type”—exists that is unique to an area and how it could be visualized in digital and analog formats. Can it be a virtual or visual corridor through which one travels to be in a specific place the same way that a kid might look at […]