july 16th, 2012 | posted by tom | daily inspiration
‘Royal Mail Stamps’ by Marion Deuchars is a fresh take on Shakespearean design, inspired by the polished digital perfection everywhere and lack of the raw, flawed product of the human hand, which is becoming increasingly appealing, especially in contrast to overly slick digital design that’s too clean and crisp to have a soul of its own. Starting in reaction to the homogenization of type in emails, texts and tweets – where the personality of handwriting is stripped away – hand-written type adds a real sense of authenticity to a piece of design, as well as a whimsical edge.
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