Tagged: true visionaries

The Art of The Letter x

ImageProxy.mvcLetter by Seigmund Freud

Anna is a self-confessed font whore – in truth we initially artistically bonded over our strange designs loves like swirly handwriting and Sasha dolls.  But whilst I can appreciate the impact even a simple pen stroke can have on a page, she takes the love to a whole new level.  Which is how we discovered Harald…

We first saw him on ‘Kickstarter’ (If you can watch the film, it’s delicious) – Do you know Kickstarter? It’s effectively a crowdfunding platform that gives creative projects the chance of financial support without the need to give away their equity.  instead, project creators offer their backers ‘rewards’ to thank them for their support..it’s seriously worth checking out..sometimes I’ll just go there to see what whacky creative concept has grabbed the collective imagination..the whole thing is an idea with wings and has breathed new life into the world of struggling creatives..and I adore the huge variety of projects it attracts….’Slime moulds, An Illustrated Guide’ anyone?

fecbc9240c237d932fd55f170b9ce818_largeor how about ‘Paper Shoes’?

a76d779b88e9a9a7ec9e7d6af757c6a6_large or a self-watering kitchen garden?

8437000eadf0d1bad3bbb385fd0ead8d_large..they all sound completely whacko, but I can assure you, these projects are done with the upmost integrity and skill with the majority having true visionaries at their heart.

So Anna puts ‘fonts’ into the search option…and we are hooked.

Harold Geisler wanted to create a font based on the beautiful and unique handwriting of Sigmund Freud:

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We became backers and in return for a small amount ($10) we will get the font on completion (imagine on the blog!) and receive regular updates on his progress.  We also couldn’t resist going to his website and ordering his Conspired Lovers font as well. A pure extravagance.

1ae7cbe1263ff0798feef1ca85014a Conspired-Lovers-Words-by-Harald-Geisler But when someone is a Master of their craft..you feel it, see it, want it.

And what better thing to do than be able to support it?

safe_image.phpLaters, Kate xxx