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Discover what would happen if fonts had children - Digital Arts

New sketches from Mr Cromso imagine the offspring of five pairs of familiar typefaces.

2009

Wallpaper* Magazine | Sex Issue: Type Tart Cards |

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Tart cards are the means by which many London prostitutes advertise their services. Step into almost any central London phone box and you can contemplate up to 80 cards inviting you to be tied, teased, spanked or massaged. Even if a police crackdown, the internet and the increasing use of mobile phones suggest their days are numbered, tart cards are still so pervasive they are now regarded as items of accidental art and have something of a cult following. Once on the periphery of design, tart cards have influenced the work of many mainstream artists such as Royal Academician Tom Phillips and Sex Pistols designer Ray and Nils Stevenson.

2005

The erotics of type

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From the simple figure 69, to elaborate tongue-in-cheek exercises like Michael Worthington's 'Dominatrix' typeface, typographers and type designers as well as readers (and censors) have used letters and ciphers to suggest 'prurient' content. (!)