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Frail Signs

About this project

A lettered sculpture for a new health facility. The letters for the poem by Rosie Jackson were pierced through two copper sheets which were then bent and sand-blasted.

The copper has been left un-protected and will eventually develop a patina of verdigris.


copper, pierced lettering


Design, Metal work, Lettering


Close up of the first sheet of copper
Photographer: Andrew Whittle
The reverse of the second sheet
Photographer: Andrew Whittle
A close up showing the letter forms
Photographer: Andrew Whittle

Previous project

The 'Animals in War' memorial, Park Lane, Mayfair

Disciplines Design, Lettering, Stone working
Materials Stone, Metal

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Lettering in wood

Disciplines Design, Wood, Lettering
Materials Wood