Jerome Corgier

New Dimensions of Type: Jerome Corgier's Skeletal Alphabet

The French designer Jerome Corgier, one of this year’s New Visual Artists, is a master of crafting two- and three-dimensional landscapes from type. For his newest project, called Skeletype, he has created an alphabet (minus one letter—can you find it?) from slats of wood held together with glue. Each letter seems to suggest a story,...

2012 New Visual Artist: Jerome Corgier

By Jane Lerner Looking at Jerome Corgier’s type sculptures, with their suggestive, amorphous shapes, can be a bit like gazing at clouds. In his love for pure typography, Corgier often strips down forms until their meaning loosens. Letters “immediately lose their signification when you play with them,” he says, “and with that I can...