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Typography collages transform letters into buildings

Using just paper, scissors, and a lot of glue, Spanish collage artist and illustrator Lola Dupré' (opens in new tab) painstakingly makes experimental design (opens in new tab) work inspired by the Dada movement and new digital innovations.

Created by carefully layering tiny fragments from existing photographs, Dupré's distinctive images have graced the pages of magazines as well as appearing on the covers of Penguin books. In her latest series, a personal project involving typography, Dupré imagines unusual buildings shaped like letters of the alphabet.

The wood panel collages are said to explore the relationships between memory and reading, as well as the phenomena of precognitive interpretation of words and letters. This results in uncanny images that appear old and strangely familiar, even though you've never seen them before.

So far the series only goes up to the letter D, but you can keep up to date with Dupré's work on the recently started series by heading over to her Instagram page. (opens in new tab)

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Dom Carter
Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.

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