Designer Daniel Bellon has been photographing street typography around the world for more than 17 years. These images have served as an inspiration for his graphic design work and w he is sharing his unique collection in Typography for the People . These eclectic and sometimes humorous signs from the four corners of the world are a study of the universality of meaning in language. Fifteen original fonts inspired by the street type the author loves are also included.
Born in Bogota, Colombia of German decent, Klaus and Daniel Bellon came to the United States at age 13 and 17 respectively. Heavily influenced by street art in their native city, the Bellon Brothers soon discovered graffiti art in America. They have been cataloging and photographing street typography for more than 17 years.