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Dirty Style: Calligraffiti in Berlin

Niels “Shoe” Meulman from Amsterdam has worked on perfect his dirty styled combination of calligraphy and graffit. Next month he releases his new book “Calligraffiti” on From Here to Fame Publishing.

[youtube vibYkGzn0S0 Calligraffiti by Niels Shoe Meulman]

“Street-edge meets high-end design as artist Niels Meulman explores the contours of words as images in “Calligraffiti” – his hybrid art form which blends calligraphy and graffiti. He presents a wonderful interplay of contrasts with a series of fast phrases and upbeat witticisms in the form of captivating typographic masterpieces.” (press release)

The book release will be part of the corresponding “Calligraffiti” exhibition at the Common Ground Gallery in Berlin. Those of you who are in Berlin, should make sure to check out the show!

For more info, visit commongroundgallery.de.

Via Alan Ket.

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