Blog

Paper is folded and turned into an elegant three-dimensional typographic series by Reina Takahashi. twisted

art
design
photography

#Paper
#Typography

All images © Reina Takashi, shared with permission

Artist Reina Takahashi converts the expressive, refined flourishes of calligraphy into an exquisite series of paper types. Against a solid background, the three-dimensional shapes are sculpted with clean lines, twists and wide open cones, sometimes made with a single strip. Takashi tells Colossal that she created each letter and number with the final photo angle in mind to make sure the “floating planes, the popping ribbons, and the precarious balancing acts of paper” all cast the right shadows to complete the character. Check out the entire collection that includes them as part of the popular 36 days type Challenge, along with some of the Oakland-based artist’s commercial projects for companies like The New York Times, Medium and Nintendo her side and Instagram.

#Paper
#Typography

Are stories and artists like this important to you? To become something Colossal member and support independent art publications. Join a community of like-minded readers passionate about contemporary art and support ours Interview series, get access to partner discounts and much more. Join now!






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *