minimalism at it’s best. here is a thoughtful and super smart series by designer ji lee.

this project started as an assignment in his typography class (twenty years ago!) but has become a lifelong project, evolving over the last twenty years as his career grew.

the challenge is to visualize the meaning of a word using only the graphic elements of the letters forming the word, without adding any outside parts.

take a look at some of my favorites and a video featuring the full series below.

what's your favorite? leave a comment below!

more from ji lee here.