Typographic Comedy Carpet
Blackpool is a quiet town in the United Kingdom is located just opposite the Isle of Man, in these days has become famous for giving space to creativity and art by Gordon Young, an artist specializing in this kind of works. Comedy Carpet is the title work, is a huge installation made up of about typographical 2,200 square meters of floor on which they were placed about 160 000 letters (characters) in granite of various colors…
Gordon has thus transformed a former factory into a giant studio and hiring a team of people to help on the titanic enterprise, after several months of investigation assisted by chemists and engineers, the team managed to create the right mix of granite dust of various colors that does not sbiadisse. The materials used for this work come from all parts of the world, such as the red and black granite from China.