Illustrator and designer Cameron Moll has a new campaign on Kickstarter in which the Brooklyn Bridge has been re-imagined and redrawn entirely with detailed type, and then letterpress printed. Moll spent three years carefully studying the iconic bridge and read David McCulloch's The Great Bridge for a fuller understanding its history, especially its construction from 1869 to 1883. Using a single black and white photo as his blueprint, Moll digitally designed the entire bridge in elegant type, complete with some interesting easter eggs like names of builders who died during construction, as well as Moll's favorite places in Brooklyn. The limited edition pieces will be printed in two colors, by Bryce Knudson of Bjørn Press in Provo, Utah. The campaign runs from now until November 9, 2013.
The blueprint photo: