Beautiful Bitmaps: U by Martin Gee
Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.
I have always loved and been fascinated by bitmap art and typography ever since my introduction with the Atari 2600, 8-bit Nintendo and arcade games. For me, it’s digital nostalgia. My U is based on Emigre’s Lo-Res-Twenty-One Serif (formerly known as Emigre 14). I chose to replicate it with an even older art form: pins and thread. hellvetica.net
A portion of proceeds from Beautiful Bitmaps will go to creating an UPPERCASE scholarship fund to assist a reader in pursuing education in design, illustration, typography or craft.