Monday, 28 February 2011

Type as Image.

Portraits of Grammy Nominees Made From Influential Song Titles







I think these work really well at representing both the artist and their work.




Each individual character has been cleverly used to build up the Star-wars image. Each one comes with an 'ingredients' list to allow you to make your own if you want to!

Kiosk.


I want to use the concept of this in my poster designs to explore how the use of colour can change how something is read. 

What is 'Opposite'

According to Dictionary.com

–adjective
1.
situated, placed, or lying face to face with something else oreach other, or in corresponding positions with relation to anintervening line, spaceor thing: opposite ends of a room.
2.
contrary or radically different in some respect common toboth, as in naturequalities, direction, result, orsignificance; opposed: opposite sides in a controversy;opposite directions.
3.
being the other of two related or corresponding things:friendly with many members of the opposite sex.
4.
Botany .
a.
situated on diametrically opposed  sides of an axis, asleaves when there are two on one node.
b.
having one organ vertically above another;superimposed.
5.
adverse or inimical.
–noun
6.
a person or thing that is opposite or contrary.
7.
an antonym.
8.
Archaic an opponent; antagonist.
–preposition
9.
across from; facing: The guest of honor SAT opposite me atthe banquet.
10.
in a role parallel or complementary to: He has playedopposite many leading ladies.
–adverb
11.
on opposite sides.
12.
on the opposite side: I was at one end and she sat opposite.
13.
to the opposite side; in the opposite direction: I went to theleft balcony, and he went opposite.
Origin: 
1350–1400; Middle English  < Middle French  < Latin oppositus, past participle of opp┼Źnere  to set against. See oppose-ite2


op·po·site·ly, adverb
op·po·site·ness, noun
sub·op·po·site, adjective
sub·op·po·site·ly, adverb
sub·op·po·site·ness, noun


1.  facing. 2.  incompatible, irreconcilable, unlike, differing.Opposite, contrary, reverse  imply that two things differ from eachother in such a way as to indicate a definite kind of relationship.Opposite  suggests symmetrical antithesis in position, action, orcharacter: opposite ends of a pole, sides of a road, views. Contrary sometimes adds to opposite  the idea of conflict or antagonism:contrary statements, beliefs. Reverse  suggests something thatfaces or moves in the opposite direction: the reverse side of acoin; a reverse gear.