Cement bag graphics

Portland cement is one of the commonest, most pedestrian, and yet most potential-filled materials of modern human culture-making. It is fitting and pleasing, then, that there’s a whole, global tradition of cement bag graphics—as the typology linked here begins to show—which allude to and express the protean nature of this furnace-baked grey-white dust.

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from “Cement Bag Graphics,” by L. Eckstein, ALL MY EYES, 12 August 2010

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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