Evolution of Type, Exhibit "A Pulse"

Scientific model of the letter "A" with a mechanical heartbeat.

"Good lettering must be founded on good models; for the use of beginners they ought especially to be simple, dignified forms that are free from the archaisms and mannerisms of the scribes and that exhibit in a high degree the essentials of legibility, beauty, & character."

The Alphabet and Elements of Lettering; Frederic W. Goudy (1918)
 
Evolution of Type, Exhibit "A Pulse"
Materials used: Plywood, electric motor, rubber bands, some screws & nails, latex.
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