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Martin
Grasser

Artist & Designer
Mill Valley, CA
Martin grasser

translation

tran(t)s-ˈlā-shən

noun

a change to a different form, or appearance

Artist Statement

Sometimes we can all look at the same thing and see something different.

"Each language has different eyes sitting inside its words."

-Herta Muller, The Space between Languages, 2011

Artist Bio

Martin Grasser is an artist and designer based in the Bay Area. He works across corporate design, fine art and type design—exploring systems, abstraction, and translation. In 2021, his typeface Color Dot Font received a prize nomination in Experimental Work from the Tokyo Type Directors Club. Some of his most notable projects include the design of the iconic Twitter Bird, the creation of the “Choose Go” film for Nike, and a recently released generative art project titled “Squares” on the Art Blocks platform.

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Global Community Art Submissions

Global Community
Art Submissions


Netherlands, UK, Ghana, United States