Karel Martens, Designing by Numbers

Submarine Channel presents this fascinating profile of Dutch graphic designer and typographer Karel Martens, whose work focuses on color, numbers, and optical illusions. The short video was directed by Geert van de Wetering. For more creative profiles, see Submarine Channel: Profiles.

Evoking meaning, rather than boldly presenting truth: this is the essence of typographer Karel Martens’ work. To achieve this he likes to experiment with numbers, abstract figures and vivid colors.