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ypollusionist is an artwork that holds mysteries beyond its beauty of ornaments. There are meaning and symbolism subtly weaved through it. The tapestry of decorative element conceals something more than what it seems. The main idea of this piece is to hide more meaning to a piece of design and to camouflage letters.

Typollusionist Design with Hidden Letters and Symbolism Printed in Gold and Black Tapestry of Decorative Element Illuminated Manuscript

The tapestry of decorative element conceals something more than what it seems.

Typollusionist Design with Hidden Letters and Symbolism printed in Gold and Black Tapestry Decorative Letter

This work is highly influenced by European illuminated manuscripts. From the overall layout with highly decorative border, to the use of gold, to the blackletter style for the center title, to the style of ornaments.

The center main type is an ambigram. On the Sun king side up, it reads "Illusion". On the Moon Queen side up, it reads "Magic".

Typollusionist Design with Ambigram Letterpress Sun and Moon Clockface Design Amazed Wonder Black Gold Artprint Design

The center-piece produced in letterpressed and gold foil.

Illusion alludes to the ornaments around the center piece that conceal messages. The letterforms are deliberately designed to be very vague. On the Sun King side up, it reads "Wonder". On the Moon Queen side up, it reads "Amazed".

Typollusionist Design Illuminated Manuscript Border Ornament Decorative Amazed Wonder Illuminated Manuscript Border

Amazed and Wonder. The Border ornament both serves as tapestry decoration and conceals hidden messages.

Magic points to the fact that this artwork can be view upside down or right side up. With each orientation, the design shows a different meaning.

Typollusionist Design Illuminated Manuscript Tapestry Ambigram Gold Gilding Artprint Design Wonder Amazed Blackletter

The artwork can be view upside down or right side up. The beauty of it is enhanced by the gilding in the title.

Magic and illusion are what makes us amazed and wonder how things happened and came to be. And also linking this sense of wonder to the concept of time. Hence the reference to clockface design behind the sun and moon. The same feeling of awe springs to mind when we gaze at the night sky.

This work is highly influenced by European illuminated manuscripts. From the overall layout with highly decorative border, to the use of gold, to the blackletter style for the center title, to the style of ornaments.

Typollusionist Design Illuminated Manuscript Tapestry Ambigram Gold Gilding Blackletter Decorative Border Clockface Design

The blackletter, decorative border and clockface design are influenced by European illuminated manuscripts.

Typollusionist Ambigram Artprint

Because of the ambigram title, the Typollusionist artprint can be viewed upside down or right-side up with different meaning each time.

Size: 43.2 x 31 cm / 17 x 12.2 in
Media: Gold Gilding
 Vector
 Burgo Paper 9Lives 55 Silk Coated Paper 250 gr

Artprint Gilded with 24carat Gold

$150

Ungilded Artprint

$25

Artprint Series - Love Joy, Love Blues, Love Lost

$65

Artprint - Love Joy

$25

Artprint - Love Blues

$25

Artprint - Love Lost

$30

Artprint Series - Ivory Parchment & Imperial Blue

$50

Artprint - Ivory Parchment

$30

Artprint - Imperial Blue

$30

Artprint Gilded with 24carat Gold

$150

Ungilded Artprint

$25

Display Typeface

$5 - $50

Artprint (Choose any letter)

$15

Monogram Mug (Choose any letter)

$15

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