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Typeface Tattoos

As part of a run of posts on lettering and typography, here's something a bit more - erm, how can I say it - a bit more out there.

Will Jr. is a graphic designer from Brazil and he evidently loves two things: typefaces and old school tattoos. So he's combined them. Obviously.

On his Béhance page, he talks about the way he loves the simplicity of old school tattoos despite them also carrying and transmitting a lot of meaning. I suppose that's why he's chosen the typefaces that he did; they all serve a purpose of assisting the communication of an author's message. Getting it across with minimum fuss.

And that's kind of what old school tattoos do, I suppose.

Anyway, here's the pictures of the tattoos and temporary tattoos he's designed to pay homage to some much loved fonts...