(Videos) Dynamic Typography

Michael Lebovitz conducts experiments with dynamic, interactive typography.

A New Kind of Typography-2

Michael Lebovitz points us to a dynamic typography tool where users can manually stretch and contort the typeface. There’s a dial that controls the LAIKA typeface to elongate or widen the font. On Sputnik, the typeface is influenced by people’s swaying motions against the wall. The project is part of Michael Flückiger’s bachelor thesis and he explains his idea behind the concept:

Since not much work has been done in this field, we devised a system in which a typeface would not be defined static font styles anymore but would be able to change it‘s shape and appearance at any moment reacting to a broad spectrum of inputs.

LAIKA from Michael Flückiger on Vimeo.

Here are more of his typography experiments:

Details Pandoras Box from Michael Flückiger on Vimeo.

Typocraphic Spiderweb from Michael Flückiger on Vimeo.

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