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TV TYPE FORESIGHT

By (TK) Published on .

On the subject of TV typography, Splash Design's John Vondracek says, "There's some that's absolutely sublime. And there's a whole lot more that's really bad." Which is why he helped create Splash's first type design reel when he joined the New York design/effects studio early last year. "Making your own fonts or customizing existing ones makes the work more personal," says the Cooper Union grad, who's also done design stints at Particle Systems and Aval anche Systems -- not bad for a guy who turns 23 next month. "It's also a matter of pure experimentation," he adds. Vondracek's experimentation so far includes an intriguing font he calls Hindsight, seen here. "Type on TV can loo k this way," he says. "A lot of people just treat the typography as an element laid over the
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