• A Typographic Tribute Honors the Residents and Neighbors of a Now-Demolished House in Sainte-Marie

    10 days ago - By Colossal

    All images © Paprika, shared with permission
    For five days in November 2020, a house in Sainte-Marie, Québec, identified all of its residents and neighbors on Saint Louis Avenue. Antoine Audet, Maude Faucher, James Audet... the list included hundreds of names inked on strips of white paper and pasted to the clapboards.
    The ephemeral design was the project of Louis Gagnon, creative director of the Montréal-based studio Paprika who lived in the house as a child and wanted to honor its tenants and friends before it was demolished. Back in 2019, major flooding swamped the city, and the...
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