Following the initial sketches the simplest of these was then transferred into illustrator.

Here one can instantly see the connection with Piet Mondrian’s compositions, which I investigated for research prior to further development. The regimented grid dividing between the larger square elements is greatly reminiscent of Mondrian’s work.

Several methods were utilised to identify the hidden letter, either through a change in line-weight or opacity seemed to be the most successful.

However I became increasingly unhappy with this composition. This incredibly simple form had lost the beauty of the hand drawn pieces when converted into a collection of clinical squares, circles and rectangles.

In order to progress away from this other designers were consulted as well as historical and modern precedent. Notably architectural precedent in the form of the Pompidou Centre and Archigram were utilised to form a less rectilinear approach.

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