Square Word Calligraphy

On August 29, 2012 by Design China

“Square Word Calligraphy, invented and designed by Xu Bing, is a system that transforms a linear, phonetic system of writing into a character system based on the square. Fusing written English and Chinese, square words arrange the slightly-altered letters of an English word into a shape resembling a Chinese character…yet remain legible to the English reader”. Via CAFA Art Info.

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