Typography Portraits

While a famous saying tells us “A picture is worth a thousand words,there are some designers who use typography to create portraits with the literal meaning of “typeface”. These typefaces represent the characteristics of the models in the portraits. Here is a list of mind-blowing works. Enjoy!

Lady Gaga | Skye Shettle

Bob Marley | Jonas Fleuraime

Self Portrait | Stacey Grove

Dalai Lama | yatu-ex

Lil Wayne | tbwachiat

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails | Maxdoming

Utada Hikaru Typo Portrait | Ashed-Dreams

Michael Jordan | PhreshSoldier

Mother Teresa | Dencii

Mahatma Gandhi | Dencii

Morgan Freeman | Straye-Close

William Shakespeare | Yelnoc

Typography by Christopher Labrooy
Typography Illustrations by Sarah King

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