text-mode.tumblr / 2012-2014

A collection of text graphics and related works, stretching back thousands of years. Textiles, BBS-graphics, poetry, mosaic, typography, and much more. Collected by Raquel Meyers and Goto80.

Includes formats such as shift-JIS, PETSCII, ASCII, ANSI, RTTY, ATASCII, unicode, braille, xbin
Made for media like videotex, teletext, BBS, buildings, typewriters, clothes, textile, letterpress, toys, telidon, antiope, print, minitel

With styles such as animation, typography, mosaic, poetry, text art, χχχ, text mode, advertising, elite, kufic, sloyd

Putting the emphasis on grids, patterns, emoticons, tiles, tessellations

From ancient times and the 1700s, 1800s, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s , 2000s, 2010s

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