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6. Introduction 8. History 12. Theoretical Context 14. Experimentation 52. Final Font 53. Conclusion

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Deconstructivism. To understand this I will be looking into it’s history and it’s key artists both original and contemporary; with this research I will then begin to experiment with inks to achieve a typographical font that achieves a look of what I will consider to be Deconstructivist.

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Deconstructivism started in the late 1980s as a development of Post Modern architecture. The ideas behind the Deconstructivism art can be traced back to the French Philosopher, Jacques Derrida as well it taking inspiration from the Russian Constructivism. A huge event during the movement 8

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Deconstructivist Typographical Journal  

University Project. Design a font based around the Deconstructivist theory and create a 48 page journal

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