Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: Print

Disfluent by Design, Featured, The Printed Word »

[5 Dec 2010 | Comments Off | ]
The Colosseum as Type

What began as a 10-year wedding anniversary to Rome concluded a year later as an artistic endeavor to reimagine the Coliseum with type.

In March 2009, Cameron Moll and his wife, Suzanne, spent several days in Rome to celebrate their 10-year anniversary. This was also a chance to observe in detail the Coliseum, which Cameron had already selected as the next subject in his series of letterpress posters.
Over the course of the next 12 months, the artwork was handcrafted character by character, totaling roughly 250 hours …