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Three-Dimensional Font Sculptures

Heterosis is a kinetic typeface created by Toronto-based designer Brian Banton. The unconventional, three-dimensional fonts are built using elastic bands that run between two parallel plexiglass windows. The sculptural works offer a new way of looking at typography that transcends the standard two-dimensional plane. Rather than simply outlining each letter on a three-dimensional platform, Banton uses his mesmerizing technique on the entire alphabet, making it so that perspective is everything. Rotate the figure enough and you'll be looking at nothing more than an abstract series of vector lines.

Check out the video, below, to see these sculptures twirl and blow your mind with their illusionary construction.






Brian Banton website
via [Visual-Poetry]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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