Innovative Typographic Graffiti Casts Shadows That Change All Day – Design You Trust

Innovative Typographic Graffiti Casts Shadows That Change All Day

1

Although certainly and notably destructive at times, graffiti has equal power to embolden and beautify a city, rather than smear or disfigure it. Such inherently colorful work doesn’t always have to be a rushed tag for unsavory reasons. In truth, graffiti isn’t all that far off from mural work in nature or, in graffiti artist Daku’s latest piece, bounces closer to a typographic art installation.

More info: St+art India (h/t: visualnews, booooooom)

2

You’ll find the innovative work in the Lodhi Colony of New Delhi. In “Time Changes Everything,” the letters connect perpendicularly to a building’s facade to face the sidewalk, which allows a sundial quality to evolve the typography throughout the day. It’s a pretty intriguing use of shadows—and the graffiti medium.

3

Little is known about Daku, however, though the artist’s work is appreciated as social commentary street art. It’s hard to dispute it’s value, even though the pseudonym itself, “daku” means bandit in Hindi.

4

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Embroidered Sculptures of Woodland Treasures by Amanda Cobbett
Superb Colossal Steampunk Sculptures By Pierre Matter
Would You Wear These Japanese Hoof Sandals?
Sergei Pakhomov Creates Incredible Artworks Made out Of Pasta
Hairdresser Encourages Women To Embrace Their Grey Hair Instead Of Dying It
McDonald’s Turns Billboards Into Bee Hotels
Cristiano Ronaldo’s New Bust Will Give You Nightmares
Afrofuturism Through Sculptural Eyewear Objects By Cyrus Kabiru
Eco Street Murals By NEVERCREW Duo
This Islandic Town Has 3D Zebra Crosswalk To Slow Down Speeding Cars
Decorate Your Bike This Spring With Cute Little Flower Vases
The Velo Chair Uses A Single Piece Of Bent Wood As The Backrest
"Back To The Nature": Artist Combines Everyday Objects With Plants To Create Intriguing Sculptures And Installations
Netherlands-Based Artist Jeroen Van Kesteren Creates Miniature Sculptural Airships From Cardboard
These Gold Cufflinks Contain Pictures Of Two Different Strains Of Plague Bacterias, Perhaps By Faberge, c. 1900
Japanese Designer Makes A 'Street Debaters' Tool, The Real Social Alternative To Begging
Turns Out, CPR Doll’s Face Is A Copy Of 19th Century Drowned Woman’s Face
Clay, Chaos and Urban Detritus Merge in Daniil Antropov’s Ceramic Sculptures
Japanese Artist Turns Ordinary Things Into Epic Action Figures
A Girl Collects Porcupine's Shed Quills And Makes Different Things Out Of Them
Adorable Rocket Raccoon Backpack Buddy
A Group Of Artists Unveil A Mural Celebrating 250 Years Of Literary History
Artist Julie Gonce Creates Stunning Organic Glass Sculptures
This Woman Makes Offensive Teacups To Insult Your Guests With Class