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Type-o-paths Scour NYC for Urban Signage Project

New York City is such a sensory overload, it’s easy to miss the details — like the graphical symphony of typeography that’s playing under your visual field.

Nyctype.com aims to bring that symphony to the surface by capturing all the different typefaces that plaster the walls of New York City in an Instagram hashtag. From signs to posters to handbills, the site, which launched this week, hopes to highlight the ways in which letters and words help give New York a particular aesthetic and character.

“I feel like cataloging [the typography] is a celebration of the craft of design and of the city,” saysMatthew Anderson, the site’s editor.

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Tags #Typography    #Landscape    #Art    #Urban    #Photo Project    #NYC    #New York City    #NYCtype    #Instagram   

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