Wednesday, December 14, 2011

3D Typography on display in Apple’s creative library

We’re in good company! A big thanks to Craig Bromley.

Chris Labrooy’s Architectural Inspiration

When it comes to creating 3-dimensional digital letterforms, illustrator and graphic designer, Chris Labrooy always turns to his surroundings for inspiration. In a series of personal explorations, Labrooy used his favorite architects as a basis for his work. In this exhibition, he explored the work of Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Oscar Niemeyer, Toyo Ito, and Frank Gehry. While in some of these projects he used the architects actual designs to create his letters, in others he simply “focused on capturing [the artist’s] formal language rather than reference specific buildings.”

Designs inspired by Tadao Ando

Designs inspired by Zaha Hadid

Designs inspired by Oscar Niemeyer

Designs inspired by Toyo Ito