Italian Typography

The street signs in Italy are amazing. Unlike the Helvetica-plagued street signs of the US, Italian street signs are full of history, character, and life. Most signs are hand-painted rather than printed from a faceless computer and printer. Each street sign in Venice is hand-stenciled; more often than not, the wear and tear is visible,…


This month I am focusing on trying new mediums, experimenting, and pushing myself out of my comfort zone. I have begun a new portrait series here in Venice, and am¬†conducting my interviews entirely in Italian. I’ve studied the language for 8 years (on and off), but have¬†quickly realized how much I still need to learn….