The first problem I have when receiving a new book on typography is that I spend far too much time looking up the typefaces described or sampled therein, and searching for them online, instead of reading. Then I start looking at (and critiquing) the ty… . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Why Fonts Matter
Those long legs. Gently sloping shoulders. The swelling curves above and below. The sophisticated line of the throat. Everything to attract me, to draw my aging eye, to warm my heart. The sensual Bembo. She’s my kind of type. Bembo is one of the… . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Just My Type
Who knew that fonts could create so much hate? 🙂
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As promised, here are the first 20 scans of the ads from the 1927 North American Almanac I recently mentioned. If there is interest, I’ll do another set later this week. There are probably another 40 or 50 pages of ads in the book. I think these ads give us a wonderful window into the . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: 1927: Ads, Layout and Typography
TYPOGRAPHY One of the ideas that I play with in The Fridgularity is that the entity Zathir — you know, the one that takes over the Internet and promptly locks all humans out of it — is actually a conglomeration … Continue reading U… . . . → Read More: mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Fonts of The Fridgularity