Latest Posts from Stephan Bryant

Merz 32 A. The Cherry Picture: Kurt Schwitters

The term “Merz” refers to an art style and is a synonym for the art style of Dada. It was popularized and traces back to Kurt Schwitters. He came up with the term Merz in the process of  creating a collage with the German word Kommerz, which translates to “commerce” Merz 32 A. The Cherry…

Revolving: Kurt Schwitters

Kurt Schwitters is known for his use of raw and unique materials in the composition of a collage. His piece, called “Revolving” is one of his earliest forms of this style. This piece was the beginning of a huge shift in Schitter’s work that originally consisted of very conservative painting. Schwitter lived through the World…

Kurt Schwitters

“I could see no reason why used tram tickets, bits of driftwood, buttons and old junk from attics and rubbish heaps should not serve well as materials for paintings,”  Kurt Schwitters The above quote summarizes my chosen designer’s view. Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters, formally known as Kurt Schwitters was an artist born on…

Twitter

I always find it intriguing when a logo or app can be noticed without any type of typography. The twitter logo can be noticed from anyone. I love the simplicity of it and the unique shape of the bird that is now fully associated with twitter. I think it is important when designing logos, especially…

Junegull Beach

Junegull Beach, a font created by Ray Larabie and debuted on April 19, 2005.  It is a soft, yet bold and all cap font. This font reflects my personality and style the most. The font is bold and playful but looks as if parts of the letters are missing. I feel like this perfectly represents…