Geometricks

Double-sided Business Cards

Spend a while looking at these rolling, tessellating shapes – inspired by the classic masters of impossible geometry – and you’ll see all sorts: pounding waves, breaking glass or an unfinished quilt. If you want your contacts to remember you, give them something to think about.

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Mathematically inspired woodcuts and lithographs often feature impossible constrictions, architecture and tessellation. I went about creating my own style inspired by the classics, using a simple 'box tessellation'. It’s mesmerising, but you can lose orientation when staring at it for too long.

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Felix Ackermann is a freelance graphic designer and self-confessed typography geek. He graduated from Central Saint Martins College in BA Graphic Design, after spending his first two undergraduate years at Curtin University of Perth, Australia. Felix has worked for City & Guilds, Queen Rania of Jordan, and is part of Ludopoli's design team. He has a special interest in pushing the boundaries of conventional typography and his work has been featured in Wallpaper magazine, among other arts and design related publications. Felix has spoken at Typography Day, an international typography conference. Felix grew up in Germany and has lived in both Swaziland and Australia. He now resides in London.