Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Erté’s Illustrated Typography [ModLife]

Erté’s Illustrated Typography: "


What does your perfect ‘type’ consist of? Tall, slender lines with a little wiggle around the edges, or bold and egotistical? Forget past relationships—I’m talking about your perfect two-dimensional type!


Just when I thought I’d seen it all, I stumbled upon my stylus soulmate in the intricately illustrated Alphabet Suite by Erté. If you’re unfamiliar with the Deco-era designer’s clothing and illustrations, I highly suggest writing-in researching his work, starting from A to Z!


Continue on to check out a few more of Erté’s characters below, and let us know—is there a letter suite that you’re particularly ‘font’ of?








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