Think of Mike Knuepfel's sculpture as an infographic. The height of each letter is greater the more often that a letter is used in the English language:
Idea – I’ve been thinking about and exploring the idea of using 3d rapid prototyping techniques to create sculptural data visualizations. One idea was to have elements or data of the sculpture represent the object itself.
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