I wanted to exemplify how different typography can make us have different emotional responses.
Just like those socks you get at christmas which have the days of the week sewn in, I've created an image for everyday of the working week. These portray my feeling on these days in the work place.
Monday I see as the planning day. Its the start of the week and time to forecast the week ahead. What do I want to achieve by the end of the week? What deadlines have I got? Who am I meeting? Certainly first thing I take the time to plan my diary and make a list and prioritise. This usually happens before I start any task - and after a good cup of green tea of course!
With this orderly fashion in mind, I have chosen a very straight and square typeface to reflect my Monday feeling.
Tuesday always seems to feel like a quiet day. The madness of Monday has gone where being on the phone, planning and getting back in to the working week took up most of the day.
To reflect an efficient and quiet quality, I've chosen this typface that is rigid but subtle.
Hump day is usually the day where you work through your lunch hour. You are in full swing of the week and those precious hours seem to be slipping away as its already Thursday tomorrow! Saying this it's also a time where my mind tends to wander, perhaps sometimes slipping from the job at hand and to a holiday I've booked perhaps!
Loose around the edges, this typeface explains a something that is starting to slip.
Thursday is a Friday tease. Temptations are lurking and thoughts are trickling into the weekend. In terms of work, it seems to be the time when I have to arrange meetings for next week as this week is running out of space and clients are asking if their tasks will be completed by "end of play Friday".
Describing words for my Thursdays are tempting, allure, more planning and appeal. Do you see these reflections in the type?
Cramming in those last weekly tasks (after arriving slightly later than the other mornings of the week) and getting projects out the door so that you can make that Friday night engagement is a regular Friday for me. A flurry of email banter about the weekend ahead is in my inbox and I constantly flick between that and real work.
A Friday feeling to me is casual, exciting and fun.