on my current language skills , loosely based on the graphic language i grew up with (Letrasets ! my parents worked in Advertising and used to have a bunch of them at home and i would spend endless hours scratching out the letters making layouts and namecards.) the type sizes are set in relation to my spoken language skill levels as of May 2020 . the Letraset catalogue cover is an almost exact replica of the one my parents owned . also reacquainting with Helvetica — probably the only typeface you can get away with super tight kerning !
spring time this year.
—Social media distancing
“social (media) distancing typeset in Common Sans in three simple steps:
1. face(a real)book,
2. maintain a safe 6ft distance between you and your phone,
3. repeat steps 1 + 2.”
happy lunar new year 🧧 88888888 🧧 gong hei fatt choy (‘wishing you prosperity’ in Cantonese ; the number 8 is an auspicious number in Chinese culture ) 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊 inspired by old-school Malaysian shop front signages — utilising @huruf.my’s Kedai-Kedai typeface ( a display typeface derived from Malaysian multilingual signage . )
h a p p y 2 0 2 0 x
—On repeat since 2004
don’t need Spotify to tell me what my top songs are for the year … because New Order and Kraftwerk will forever and always be in my playlist and on repeat since 2004 🖤📀📻✅
posters inspired by Dutch postal stamps.
—Ukranian Vernacular Signage
in Ukraine, pharmacies are everywhere — you will find one in literally every corner , alongside notaries , money changers and mini-markets.