This rather cerebral study of typography by Austrian designer/sculptor/artist Andreas Scheiger is quite fitting for Halloween. Taking inspiration from noted type designer Frederic W. Goudy´s “The Alphabet and Elements of Lettering,” and treating letters like organisms and typefaces as species, Scheiger created this amazing series, Evolution of Type. We’re fascinated by Scheiger’s surgical dissection and the sheer level of detail he achieves. Great concept and even better execution.

Via Behance

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3 Comments

  1. L. Marie on October 31, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    That is the most creative typographical display I have ever seen.



    • barbourdesign on November 4, 2013 at 9:20 am

      Agreed. We’d love to see these in person



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