Project: HOMAGE TO NOBEL SMALFET 48p
Description: Letterpress printing.
I came across a set of lead types.
"Nobel smalfet 48 p" the type drawer
said. It was a beautiful font with
a superior mix of elegance, humble
pride, simplicity and industrial
tone. Just the way I like it. To
communicate my appreciation, I
produced a poster showing each member
of the font. The systematic and
meticulous setting was enchanting.
The tiny blocks of lead formed a
fascinating landscape and became in
itself a beautiful creation.
Photo: Seth Kapadia