Space in Writing.

“a quietly provocative composition that
re-contextualizes the space bar as a
functional signifier of emptiness.”

Another dear series made with keyboard keys is Space in Writing. The first object had this text written on the back:

Seventeen
words
to
describe
seventeen
used
space
bars,
arranged
vertically,
left
aligned
in
a
white
wooden
frame.

So far I created six objects in this series. With every object one space bar is removed from the composition and one word from the description. The second piece came with the text:

Sixteen
words
to
describe
sixteen
used
space
bars,
arranged
vertically,
left
aligned
in
a
white
frame.

As the series continues the last object of the series, #18 would be an empty frame without description.

Space in Writing #6
Creation date: February 10th, 2018

Twelve
words
describe
twelve
black
space
bars,
left
aligned
in
white
frame.

Signed on backside. Measurements: 35 x 45 x 4,3 cm (width x hight x depth)

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Space in Writing #6 by Harald Geisler

Space in Writing #4
Creation date: February 10th, 2018
Owner: J. Hartnack, Frankfurt a. M. Germany

Fourteen
words
to
describe
fourteen
space
bars,
arranged
vertically,
left
aligned
in
a
frame.

Signed on backside. Measurements: 35 x 45 x 4,3 cm (width x hight x depth)

Space in Writing #6 by Harald Geisler

Space in Writing #3
Creation date: 2013
Owner: S. Spiegel, Hamburg Germany

Fifteen
words
to
describe
fifteen
used
space
bars,
arranged
vertically,
left
aligned
in
a
frame.

Space in Writing #2
Creation date: 2013
Owner: David Low, Asquith, Australia

Sixteen
words
to
describe
sixteen
used
space
bars,
arranged
vertically,
left
aligned
in
a
white
frame.

Space in Writing #1

Creation date: April 2nd, 2010
Owner: S. J. Sloat, Frankfurt a. M. Germany

Seventeen
words
to
describe
seventeen
used
space
bars,

arranged
vertically,

left
aligned
in
a
white
wooden
frame.

Siebzehn
Wörter
um
siebzehn
gebrauchte
Leertasten
zu
beschreiben,
vertikal
arrangiert,
linksbündig

angelegt
in

einem
weißen
hölzernen
Rahmen.

Space in Writing by Harald Geisler

Goethe on a plate:
Life loves, loving enlivens.


Leben liebt
lieben belebt

Glück auf!
Müssen und wollen
denken und tun
streben und warten


Life loves
loving enlivens

Good luck!
Obliged and willing
thinking and performing
strive and waiting

Harald Geisler’s handwritten black ink calligraphy on white Rosenthal porcelain.
Poem by Goethe.
Diameter 16.5cm, every piece is handmade, open edition.

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Kickstarter:
2012 Typographic Wall Calendar

The Typographic Wall Calendar is a project I’ve been working on since 2009.
The calendar is made of exactly the number of used keyboard keys that represent the year.

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♦ Read the in-depth concept paper as a PDF


“…stunning reinterpretation of a calendar is a masterful example of how a designer can completely flip a genre signifier on its head. Geisler reimagines calendars in order to change the way we visualize time, and in turn, redefines what it means to save the date.”

Mike McGregor, Kickstarter, NYC

The 2012 Typographic Wall Calendar on Kickstarter: https://kck.st/2000and12

Picture shows the 2011 Typographic Wall Calendar ↓



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Capital Love

Capital Love is a fresh, hand drawn Font. The alphabets vivid ductus reminds of the dynamic qualities that can be found in Keith Haring’s graffiti drawings. All shapes are drawn individually and do not oblige to a geometrical system. The font contains two sets of capital letters decorated with hearts. By pressing a lowercase button an alternative uppercase letter will appear.

Capital Love is a part of the Light Hearted Font Collection that is inspired by a recording of Jean Baudrillard with the title, “Die Macht der Verführung” (The Power of Seduction) from 2006. Further inspiration came from the article, “The shape of the heart: I’m all yours”. The heart represents sacred and secular love: a bloodless sacrifice. by British writer Louisa Young printed in EYE magazine (#43) London, 2002.

Support for international communication:
The font file contains 553 glyphs. Capital Love supports Cyrillic and eastern european languages. Everything a typographer needs for international communication.
Have a closer look at the characterset:

If you like to use this font on your website or blog please purchase a webfont license at MyFonts.com.

More about Capital Love:

How to use Capital Love on your blog or website (i.e. headlines)

Capital Love is availble as a Webfont through MyFonts

https://new.myfonts.com/fonts/harald-geisler/capital-love/.

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    Benefits:

  • Hand drawn letters for a unique look
  • Comes in OpenType (Postscript)
  • Works on all Mac OS Versions
  • Works on all Windows Versions
  • Ornaments
  • Extensive language support
  • Immediate download

Capital Love is included in the Light Hearted Font Familiy which includes seven Fonts for PC and Mac.

By purchasing this font you agree to Harald Geisler's End User License Agreement (EULA), which can be viewed here.

The package also includes an installer for iPhone / iPad to use the font in your favourite apps like Pages, Numbers etc.

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Returning tangible goods:

Returns of tangible goods (i.e. prints or plates) must be claimed within 10 days after delivery through email, phone or fax.

Tangible goods must be send back immediately after claiming the return within the original packaging.

Shipping costs will not be refunded. The buyer ships the item at own risk and cost. A refund will be made after the returned item arrives undamaged.

A restocking fee of 25% of the total purchase price applies to returns of all tangible goods.
A reduced restocking fee of 10% of the total purchase price applies to returned offset prints.

Returning intangible goods:
Intangible goods (i.e. font licenses) are not returnable or refundable, for obvious reasons. If your purchase is proven defective and you notify me within 5 days of your purchase, I will either provide a replacement/update to that item or refund your money.

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Bauernstrauß

Bauernstrauß high resolution image (13599px x 9599px = 130 Megapixels) made in August 2010.

Avaliable as a limited photoprint (edition of five) and offset print.

Detail:

Detail (actual pixels):

Bauernstrauß – Limited edition of five

  • limited edition of five pieces
  • original photo print
  • signed and numbered on back
  • size: 170 cm x 120 cm (67in. x 47.2in.)
  • Bauernstrauß – Limited edition of five

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    I.e. 48h DHL express to anywhere in the US or Canada starts from 68€.
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