Generative Types II: Sound Type
Following on from my recent “Grow your own typeface” post, I spoke to Joscha Ilge who also studied at the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden.
Joscha collaborated with Anita Hohensee to produce these gorgeous sound influenced typographic experiments. Each focused on a different principle.
In the top image, the Joscha’s type is altered by tones, much like a graphic equalizer. In Anita’s below, a typeface has been transformed by a whole song.
The course was lead by prof. Jörg Waldschütz, who invited Cedric Kiefer from the agency Onformative to help students with the early programming aspects until they were comfortable progressing on their own.
I love the way the line work seems to thrust from the epicentre of each character like an explosion.