is art nasty? is design always nice? isn’t nasty a nice word? do viewers like nasty typography better than a nicely-behaved typeface? are these questions just too black-and-white? the poster is an invitation to a lecture on the difference between art and design – and an invitation to make up your own mind. with a typeface so badly distorted that nasty becomes nice again, a vice becomes a virtue in the viewer’s eye.
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mannheim university of applied sciences, design department
eichner + rombold, fellbach