New York City Letterpress Typography Art

Qian Sun researched Manhattan's iconic structures, then hand-lettered typography to match each edifice.
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Qian Sun


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Qian Sun

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New York City: Just My Type

"From buildings as old as the city itself to ones still being constructed," says Qian Sun, "the architecture of New York City is full of surprises and stories." The designer captures those stories in her letterpress-printed illustrations. Qian researched Manhattan's iconic structuresólocation, architects, official and unofficial historiesóthen hand-lettered typography to match each edifice, creating an artful homage to these elegant landmarks. Designed in Manhattan. Printed in Saint Paul, Minnesota.


Made in New York

Qian Sun is a New York-based multidisciplinary designer and artist. Branding, environmental graphics, and conceptual design: She's earned accolades for them all. The New Yorker's background in the arts and architecture means she draws from a range of cultural, historic, aesthetic, and technological sources for her work, which is everything from multi-scale exhibitions to wonderfully detailed illustrations.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
recycled plastic bags, FSC certified paper, ply back backing board
8" x 10"
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
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