21 August 2011

Calligrams


A calligram is a poem, phrase, or word in which the typeface, calligraphy or handwriting is arranged in a way that creates a visual image. The image created by the words expresses visually what the word, or words, say. This one is by Vincente do Rego Monteiro - see more here.

1 comment:

sandra wyman said...

Didn't know that's what they were called: I remember the first one I came across - tale of a mouse in Alice in Wonderland: I loved it and it used to fascinate me.