Hand-made kinetic typography is a monochrome dream

You'd be forgiven for thinking that kinetic typography (opens in new tab) is almost always created inside a computer. However, French design duo Cauboyz (opens in new tab) have crafted something really rather special - a non-virtual kinetic typography project.

This music video for Husbands (opens in new tab)' latest single 'Dream' sees the lyrics light up as they're sung. To make it, Cauboyz created individual boxes with each word placed on the front using laser cut and hand-cut stickers. Wires were then attached to each box, complete with a handy switch to press once the word came up.

The result is a brilliant kinetic typography project that turns out to be a little more than meets the eye. It just goes to show that when you step away from your computer screen, you can often end up creating something truly inspiring.

Watch this! The making of:

Like this? Read these!

Have you got a project that you'd like to share with us? Let us know in the comments box below!

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of six full-time members of staff: Editor Kerrie Hughes, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Deals Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Digital Arts and Design Editor Ian Dean, and Staff Writer Amelia Bamsey, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.