March 10, 2010

Colosseo: A letterpress rendering of the Roman Coliseum

You don’t need to be a type nerd to enjoy Cameron Moll’s new Colosseo letterpress project, a year-long labor of love:

The video starts a bit slowly, so if you’re pressed for time you can jump to the 4-minute mark where Cameron starts describing the project. Around the 6-minute mark you can see a time lapse of Illustrator being used to create some of the intricate textures on the building’s facade. Amazing stuff.

Posted by John Nack at 1:43 PM on March 10, 2010


  • John Eakin — 7:17 PM on March 10, 2010

    Excellent stuff! Thanks John! -je

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