Category Archives: Formstorming & Modularity

Formstorming and Modularity: Eilish Rising

This image found on Marian Bantjes’s website helps us understand how form storming and modularity act in graphic design.  This is an image she created for WIRED 15.05.  There was not much information about it on her page, but the … Continue reading

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Formstorming and Modularity: Rumnik Cheema

For my blog the piece that I chose by Marian Bantjes was “Valentines 2011”. I chose this because it really does a good job connecting the ideas of the book and her Ted talk. In the talk she really explains … Continue reading

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Formstorming & Modularity: Clara Mui

I chose this work of Marian Bantjes’ because of how odd and colorful it was, as well as the words on the piece “Lost Child”, since one of my favorite song is titled Lost Boy. In this piece, Bantjes used … Continue reading

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Formstorming & Modularity: Sanna Wright

“Saks Want It!” is a commissioned piece created by Marian Bantjes for Saks Fifth Avenue. The collection uses intricate typography to create the silhouette of fashion items. The collection is for Saks Fifth Avenue but also is aimed at potential … Continue reading

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Formstorming & Modularity: Callie McCluskey

Marian Bantjes explains in her TED Talk that her ego is what drives her work. Marian only takes on projects that she is genuinely interested in, as well as creates her own pieces on the side. Her yearly valentines are … Continue reading

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Formstorming & Modularity: Claire Martin

The piece I selected was “Restraint” by Marion Bantjes and Ross Mills, because I thought the letters and their interaction with one another was absolutely beautiful. I have always found Celtic knots and designs to be very interesting and elegant, … Continue reading

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Formstorming & Modularity: Jane Doe

I chose Marian Bantjes’ Party in the Garden for this post.  The lettering is an example of type as tool, or Teip (Modularity).  This type of lettering can be remixed into nearly endless combinations.  In other examples, the lines can … Continue reading

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Formstorming and Modularity: Julia Midkiff

“Valentines 2017” features an image of two ears facing each other to form the shape of a heart. This is a series of hand-printed linocut design printed on different colored paper, reds and pink, with different colors of ink. Bantjes … Continue reading

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Formstorming and Modularity – Abby Martinez

For this post I chose Marian Bantjes The Vivid Word. She “was asked to do the cover for the US design magazine, Print, as well as given [almost] free reign over eight interior pages.” This resulted in some truly beautiful typographic … Continue reading

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