The various styles and uses of type, both digital and hand rendered, are all around us. Signs, logos, and street markings inform and define our environment. While some may consider such markings a necessary evil or perhaps even visual clutter, others delight in the expressive forms letters can make—some going as far as finding letterforms where there aren’t any, in tree branches and stair railings. Focus: Letters, the fourth book in the Focus series, captures a global interest in type and features some 250 images from photographers in over 30 countries—all with an eye for the language that makes up their environment.
In celebration of Found: Letters, I took a walk around our neighborhood here at Lark Crafts and here’s what I found: