The written word may barely be hanging onto paper during the days when email and texting has all but obliterated handwritten communication, but it's alive and well in today's furnishings. As graphics abound in all forms, we've especially enjoyed seeing this design trend spread around DC...
Simultaneously sophisticated and quirky, it's a great look for a modern city steeped in written tradition. We love how it can add a sense of whimsy and weight to an otherwise blank space — just like the original words on paper.
We think it would also make a great clock face...maybe a future DIY project?
(Images: 1: Petrina Tinslay
, 2-4: Leah Moss)