Here’s What Classic Books Look Like Without Words

Nicholas Rougeux is a designer and artist from Chicago who decided to see what it would look like if all the words were removed from classic pieces of literature. The result isBetween The Words, a series of posters that celebrates the dots, dashes, and quotation marks sprinkled throughout iconic literary works. Rougeux started making his swirling designs by pulling in the text of all nine books from Project Gutenberg. From there he used a software called RegExr to strip the text of words, line breaks, spaces and numbers, leaving just lines of shapes and symbols that he would later swirl into a vortex of typographical confetti.”

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