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Words Just Being Words

August 2nd, 2011

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I hear it’s a classic assignment for graphic design students: depict a word as what it describes.

Kind of my guilty pleasure, I really like these little typographic experiments. They can be so simple yet so clever, giving a word so much character and animation.

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As part of my Create Every Day blog I started putting a few together myself and eventually decided to let them live on in their very own big boy tumblr.

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I call it “Words Being Words: Nothing fancy, just words doing their thing… minding their own business.”

P.S. For a few more, check out some by Ji Lee (now Creative Director at Facebook) here.

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