Eroding typeface shows horrors of climate change

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Spotted: A new typeface called Coastline, developed by Swedish designer Johan Elmehag, contains a terrifying warning about climate change. Elmehag took data from website Flood Map and National Geographic and made a map. The resulting map showed the world as it would appear if all of the world’s ice melted – an exaggerated outcome but an affecting one. The map was filled with coastlines made of squiggly lines. Elmehag thought they looked like letters of the alphabet. It gave him an idea. He decided to create a new font. Next, he carried it a step further by using the letters to illustrate how…

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