font, poster design, letterpress, fabrication
Rustbelt: a new Tuscan display font.
The concept of the font is a blend of Tuscan-style type convention with aesthetics of contemporary footwear, textiles, and industrial construction. A woodblock set was produced, and the font was used to print a small run of type specimens meant to show off the breadth and depth of the possible applications: of exploration and optimism, of then, and of now.
Designed by Ty Weber and Jeff Hartzell, while at Les Cheneaux Design Studio.