This spring I got to travel for 5 weeks to Europe. It was my first time visiting Italy and the first time visiting more than a few cities in Spain over the same trip.
I grew up in Venezuela, and a lot of the people back home came from these countries, so it meant a lot to visit. There’s plenty of familiarity, culturally and language-wise, but of course, there’s so much history engrained in these two countries, that it was a real pleasure to discover all its wonders.
Below, what I could capture in between aperitivos, fresh made pasta, tapas and cañitas.
The infatuation for chrome, in my case, comes from an intense obsession with vintage letterforms mixed with the possibility of acquiring and collecting such pieces. Being the owner of these dimensional objects allows me to imagine the place they once belonged to: a vehicle that witnessed countless of stories, roads and panoramas.
Bely is the first release by french type designer Roxane Gataud. Selected in 2014 for TypeTogether’s Typeface Publishing Incentive Program, it came out this week with a really strong voice. Described as having “both restraint and freedom throughout the text weights and into the unique display weight.” The family is nothing but striking.