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Typography

The Trunchbull Times

Typography


The Trunchbull Times is a mock newspaper that personifies Ms.Trunchbull, the antagonist of Matilda by Roald Dahl. An exercise in experimental typography, this newspaper contains typographic imagery based on the abstract representation of Ms.Trunchbull's character with body text excerpted from the book.

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Objective

To personify a famous character and design a newspaper using typographic imagery.

Opportunity

As an antagonist, Ms.Trunchbull has complex characteristics that can be tapped into, that can be represented in abstract ways.

Approach

Material exploration
Typographic experimentation
Newspaper design

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Material exploration 

 

Typographic imagery

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Newspaper

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