‘Cycle’ by Angus Montgomery

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‘Cycle’ by Angus Montgomery

“I cycle in London almost every day, it’s how I’ve learned to navigate the city and discover how it all connects together.

“For my Typetasting piece, I made the word ‘Cycle’ using bits of old bike paraphernalia. The ‘Cs’ are made from a bit of inner tube and cycling scarf, I cut into a bike map to make the ‘Y’, a modified reflector snap-band forms the ‘L’ and a partially opened multi-tool forms a rather clumsy ‘E’.”

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“I’ve never been particularly skilled at drawing or typography (my hand-writing is almost completely illegible) but I really enjoyed the collage-style nature of this Typetasting piece, coming up with different bike-related bits for each letter and making them all fit together.”

Montgomery is the editor of Design Week and can be followed on Twitter

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‘Cycle’ by Angus Montgomery is one of the words that will be displayed at Type Tasting with the London Design Festival 2013 at the V&A.

Display: 14 – 19 September 2013
Drop in workshops: 10am – 5pm, 14 & 15 September 2013

London Design Festival Hub
Design Studio, Sackler Centre
V&A
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL

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Type Tasting workshops and type safaris. Typography training with a creative twist.

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