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defined as faulty : abnormal : paresthesia(a sensation of pricking, tingling, or creeping on the skin that has no objective cause)

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echoing slightly, building within stuck between, attempting to break out + finally begin.


defined as to twist out of a natural, normal, or original shape or condition : to cause to be perceived unnaturally

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I long for which I don’t have, no family to call my own, no baseline to set my feet firm.


I don’t play well with others, sometimes I steal the spotlight, but you’ll always be happy to see me.

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I’ll travel as far as I can, the ground isn’t always even, but my feet are set with rhythm.


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although some may call me dark, I’d prefer something more individualistic like bursting with tenebrous activity.

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was designed by A.De Sando under the guidance of Assisstant Professor Michael E. Kidwell for Typography 3 at Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, MO.

para- was inspired by the distorted+refracted images that most of us carry about ourselves+our work.

para- was but a visual of

how the mind often works, filled with the emotion that we often attempt to ignore or push away.

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