Note of the author
I believe inspiration is a key factor in becoming a successful artist. My love affair with communicating visually. My love for typography and creative expression have recently turned into a true fascination of finding beauty in the shape of letterforms.
I have long been inspired by my favorite artist, Dane Peter Callesen and his papercut creations. This past summer, I had the pleasure of traveling to Copenhagen, Denmark in hopes of seeing one of his exhibitions and instead stumbled across a show called “SKRALD!” or “TRASH!” It presented trash, recycling, waste, and consumption in a way I had never seen. There were sculptures, graphic posters, and photos that all involved upcycling and the use of objects most often seen as trash.
My current work is a mash up of my inspiration from SKRALD, Peter Callesen, and typography. I have combined all three of these by designing a typeface that represents my inspiration from SKRALD. By creating this type I want to bring to light the issues presented by landfills and consumption.