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June 25, 2004 7:40 AM   Subscribe

Art, Link, Letter: Abba Richman's beautiful The Alphabet and Dean Allen's rustic Found Alphabet are collections of letter shapes found in various outdoor objects.
posted by iconomy (11 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
Now let's see 'em do it in Hiragana.
posted by rory at 7:45 AM on June 25, 2004


Part two of a series? Thanks, iconomy.
posted by plep at 7:47 AM on June 25, 2004


plep, you are very wise ;)

Also of note: Twenty Faces: a comparison of 20 classic serif typefaces, and How The Alphabet Was Made: the classic tale by Rudyard Kipling.
posted by iconomy at 7:48 AM on June 25, 2004


Also the Butterfly Alphabet this links to both some alphabet pics and other things Kjell Sandved found in the wings of butterflies.
posted by zeoslap at 8:26 AM on June 25, 2004


The Animal Alphabet. For the kids!
posted by Turtles all the way down at 9:32 AM on June 25, 2004


Some fantastic stuff on found alphabets and letters at Typographica:

Twigs & Berries

Butterflies, also above in zeoslap's entry.
posted by luriete at 9:46 AM on June 25, 2004


Six comments, three referrals to the butterly alphabet! See plep's comment for all of your butterfly alphabet needs...
posted by iconomy at 10:02 AM on June 25, 2004


Excellent links, iconomy. Let's not forget Bembo's Zoo.
posted by btwillig at 12:18 PM on June 25, 2004


Art, Link, Letter

That was enough, but the alphabets were nice too. Thanks.
posted by hama7 at 1:41 PM on June 25, 2004


Great links! Excellent lead in, ico.
posted by taz at 2:19 AM on June 27, 2004


Much as it pains me to be echoing hama7... "Art, Link, Letter" is one of the all-time great post titles.
posted by soyjoy at 9:39 AM on June 28, 2004


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