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Award: Wood Pencil

Wood Pencil / Crafts for Design / Typefaces / 2015

Casa Rex designed a modular font comprised of three sets of the standard western alphabet of 26 letters. The font presents a 21st century take on illuminated historiated initials. As in its medieval predecessors, each letter presents a visual narrative. But instead of biblical scenes, it depicts pictures of traffic jams, fast food, weapons and digital devices - an ironic but incisive portrait of our era.

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