Words as Images

Words as Images

Creative illustrations by New York based artist Ji Lee show the meaning of different words.

The goal was to create visual representation of a word, using only the letters that are contained within the word itself. [buy the book]

Fast Food

Horizon

idea

Word as Image

Inflation

Tunnel

Exit

Ji Lee

Dali

Moon

Parallel

Words as Images by Ji Lee

Elevator

Diet

Word as Image by Ji Lee

Superstitious

Word as Image Book

Clock

Gravity

Also check out: Negative Space Art and Want vs Need

  1. Tao

    :)

  2. Jose

    awesome :D

  3. Nisa Zul

    nice

  4. kadal

    very nice :)

  5. Clint

    Lol… Cool outlooks

  6. woops

    Very creative! Delivers the message well!

  7. margaret

    i remember years ago, being asked to do this in class and being utterly hopeless at it, as was everyone else. wish i had seen these beforehand - i would have known what the teacher wanted of me. brilliant

  8. soheyla

    really good

  9. Dominic

    Amazing!

  10. Matt

    Brilliant! very creative

  11. red

    I don’t get the fast food one! :S

  12. Mel

    How creative!

  13. James

    Wow! As someone working in graphics, this is really fun and creative! I kept getting impressed with each word I saw next. Cute and well done!

  14. guillermo

    Good perspective..

  15. Damola

    AWSOMEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  16. Jorge Cajina

    Excelente, +10

  17. g9Ukt

    @red it started with Thin font then the getting bolder and bolder as well as fast food fans…

  18. Mark

    Cool man

  19. Gert

    I like it.

  20. Crow

    These are pretty cool. Laughed at the condom one, that probably says something about me.

  21. Betty

    CLEVVVVER!!!!

  22. Jorge Uzc√°tegui

    One of the most intelligent work i’ve seen. Not only the logotypes design but also the animation of them all.

    HA:PPY to see it!

  23. lyn

    hilarious, yet simply brilliant and creative!

  24. Snufkin

    ! l!ke !t i ^^

  25. Julia

    Brilliant !!!

  26. Ben

    Very creative
    Nice !

  27. Trevor

    Thanks for posting these - very inspiring and creative. Particularly like ‘ill’, ‘elevator’ and ‘moon’ - but they are all great!

  28. Brianna

    This is so cool. They’re like visual onomatopoeia’s.

  29. Paul Longva

    ;}

  30. mahfar

    this is very very cool.

  31. Alex P

    Honestly one of the best finds Toxel has had to show us. Thank you for the cleverness.

  32. red

    @g9ukt thanks!
    :)

  33. E

    This beats thesaurus in explaining the meaning of the words! Thumbs up!

  34. foad

    really brilliant!

  35. krista

    very very clever i liked the condom one

  36. aida

    love the ill, horizon, elevator, fast food, condom and tsunami.

  37. Jordan

    Exit was my favorite.

  38. NiceOne

    @red: in “fast food”, the font becomes bolder, like the body becomes fat as long as you eat in fast foods! ;)

  39. Ali Choobi

    Fantastic…

  40. Anna

    Awesome!

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