These intriguing specimens were created by a 25-year old graphic design student who goes simply by the name, guusan. Uploaded to Japanese portfolio site loftwork earlier this month, the Japanese butterfly specimens are created from letters that belong to different type sets like Helvetica, Futura and Time New Roman. “I imagined different fonts as butterflies and then created a specimen book based on that,” said the designer in a statement.
Specimen no. 07 by Michael Mapes, 2006, multi media - photographic prints, misc printed material, insect pins, pinning foam, glass vials, magnifiers, gelatin capsules,resin, wax, within wood box with glass cove, 16 x 14. I chose this image because it relates to fragments in how each section creates a bigger picture and is connected to the person in the picture.