Words As Image

Ji Lee, former Creative Director of Google, now at Facebook just published a book called Word as Image. If you want to learn about Ji’s design philosophies, watch his fabulous CreativeMornings talk.

(thank you Ji)

10 Comments leave a comment below

  1. aahh the project that has been bouncing in my head for a couple years. Love it! Will get the book.

  2. If you like this, William Benton’s brilliant
    “Birds” is a must see. Published by Pomegranate.

  3. these are so much fun to watch as animated ideas…..it makes the thinking visible-

  4. so billboards are blank canvas’, the alphabet has three-dimensional form and words are actually images….. right

  5. Love this!

  6. This will help in solving my friends logo conundrum for his business. Thanks!

  7. Just a HUGE copy of the work of the french art director Joël Guenoun !!!

    Look at this –> http://p.twimg.com/AboGEW6CIAAsqrO.jpg:large


  8. I’d think of Watching Words Move as the precursor to this book. I like this as an exercise just to get the mind going.

  9. Troublantes similitudes avec certaines de mes images (9 des 38 mots-images de cette animation)… et comme une image vaut mieux que tous les discours :
    -> http://p.twimg.com/AboGEW6CIAAsqrO.jpg:large

    J’ai envoyé un message à Ji Lee pour avoir des explications… pour l’instant, pas de réponse.

  10. simple sign, just read it….:)))