Hansje van Halem

Magic Eye

TYPO Berlin 2018 Trigger | Friday, 18 May | 3:00 pm | Hall | English

In her lecture Hansje van Halem will give an insight in her design process of making letter shapes and patterns. With her ‘practise makes perfect’ mind set the possibilities of working with lines seem endless. She tries to fool the eye into reading words when you’re not even sure you are actually seeing a letter.

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Hansje van Halem

Graphic designer (Amsterdam)

Graphic designer Hansje van Halem (1978) gathered recognition with her distinctive typography and geometric, almost psychedelic illustrations built on complex patterns. Van Halem digitally scratches, draws or weaves her letters and designs stamps, posters and illustrations. Her design-experiments sometimes  lead to commissioned applications for public space, including a border fence…

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