Type City: A Miniature City Built with Metal Typography

Type City is the recent artwork by artist Hong Seon Jang that uses pieces of movable type from a printing press to create an elaborate cityscape. It’s fascinating to watch as the need for printed books and typography wanes, the unused objects themselves are more frequently used as an actual medium. Jang also completed a much larger Type City in 2009. Images courtesy Hong Seon Jang and David B. Smith Gallery. (via ColosalQuipsologies)

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