24 October 2008

Sometimes Alphabets Are Where You Find 'Em


(via Larry at The Fire Wire who has a scary talent for finding these things) Alphabets can be made of traditional strokes and hairlines and serifs or be made out of just about anything you can find that makes itself into the shape of a glyph.

This one is amazing. Reducing matchbooks to sign language hands just requires a certain insight:

Matchbook alphabet

And finding the alphabet on the backs of truck trailers on the Interstate has a certain poetry to it too:

truck door alphabet

The rest of them are here, at Rueben Miller's blog.

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