Hot air balloon is so text-mode!!!
Created on December 14, 1782 by the Montgolfier brothers, via.

Tuesday 10/1/2013

hot air balloon; textile; 1700s;

Sampler by E. Philips (1761) from the book ""Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries" by Marcus Bourne Huish (The Project Gutenberg)
Juan Díaz Rengifo, “Aquinas” Arte Poetica Española” Barcelona, 1726

Juan Díaz Rengifo, “Aquinas” Arte Poetica Española” Barcelona, 1726

Wednesday 2/27/2013

1700s; poetry;

Sebastien Truchet, ‘Mémoire sur les Combinaisons’ from 'Mémoires de l’Academie Royale des Sciences' Paris, 1704.

Sunday 9/16/2012

1700s; pattern; textmode; grid;

Sebastian Truchet worked with typography and textmode graphics in the 1700s, n00bz! He also designed weapons and most of the channels of France.

Monday 5/28/2012

1700s; textmode; Typography;

Made in Valencia around 1770. Also check out Daniel Rehn’s rework with an 80’s dot matrix printer. More similar things here.

Made in Valencia around 1770. Also check out Daniel Rehn’s rework with an 80’s dot matrix printer. More similar things here.

Monday 2/20/2012

1700s; typewriter;

The Bear by Johann Leonhard Frisch around 1700. Source

The Bear by Johann Leonhard Frisch around 1700. Source

Friday 2/17/2012

1700s; textart; typography;