Botanical Typography Made With Flowers Frozen In Ice

Letter "R" made out of ice

By Kelly Koo from DesignTaxi:

“You can create typography from anything,” says Petra Blahova, a graphic designer based in Kendal, UK.

Blahova’s beautiful typographical series, “My Garden”, was made by freezing colorful flowers and fruits in alphabetical ice cubes. Each bit of botany was carefully arranged according to the contours of the alphabets.

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Fold-up Font Friday

Origami alphabet "M"
Want a folded paper 3D alphabet? Of course you do! Check out this extruded origami text pattern generator.

This free web-based tool generates your text as a fold-up extruded 3D origami model. It’s based on this paper from Erik Demaine, Martin Demaine, and Jason Ku at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. [From makezine.com via Boing Boing]

The alphabet’s creators have also devised an alphabet made by the hinged dissection of a square. [From kottke.org]

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