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Type of a Different Type

Working under the name DM² Graphics, designer Mario De Meyer creates gorgeous, creative letterforms from a different perspective.

This work was created for the 2016 typography conference Show Us Your Type: Berlin Revisited.

The word BERLIN, created for the 2016 typography conference Show Us Your Type: Berlin Revisited (in color)
The word BERLIN, created for the 2016 typography conference Show Us Your Type: Berlin Revisited (black and white))
The word BERLIN, created for the 2016 typography conference Show Us Your Type: Berlin Revisited (poster version)

This self-initiated project was inspired by the Moloko song “Pure New Pleasure Seeker.” De Meyer shared each stage of the work.

Mario De Meyer's tyopgraphic tribute to the song Pure Pleasure Seeker.
sketch of lettering work by mario de meyer
color blocking of work by mario de meyer
vector work of image by mario de meyer

These inspirational quotes are part of a series created for AIGA. 

Ideas are worthless, execution is everything—
The beginning is the most important part of work.

See more from this series, including process shots.  

Another self-initiated project, Good Name Is Better Than Silver & Gold was inspired by Nigerian musician William Onyeabor.

Good Name is Better Than Silver & Gold, image by mario de meyer
Detail from: Good Name is Better Than Silver & Gold, image by mario de meyer

These were some of De Meyer’s 2015 contributions to 36 Days of Type.

Hungry for more type experimentation? Treat yourself to De Meyer’s Behance portfolio.