The idea here was to create something extremely simple and extremely elegant. I went to Italy recently and saw a lot of Renaissance art and was inspired to fuse a simple background with an ornate type – I like the contrast between the slim and wide strokes of the typeface.
About the designer
Felix Ackermann is a freelance graphic designer and self-confessed typography geek. He graduated from Central Saint Martins College in BA Graphic Design, after spending his first two undergraduate years at Curtin University of Perth, Australia. Felix has worked for City & Guilds, Queen Rania of Jordan, and is part of Ludopoli's design team. He has a special interest in pushing the boundaries of conventional typography and his work has been featured in Wallpaper magazine, among other arts and design related publications. Felix has spoken at Typography Day, an international typography conference.
Felix grew up in Germany and has lived in both Swaziland and Australia. He now resides in London.