This reminds me of something. The interior of a violin has a simple curved shape, but on the outside, there are four corners where triangular wood blocks are put to brace the ribs precisely where the… (View Post)
Well, perhaps this first draft of the typeface will enable him to determine which of those choices would be more faithful to the original that is being copied.
Perhaps finding more print … (View Post)
Yes, think of all the unfortunate Linotype machine operators this heartless decision has put out of work!
Oh, wait, they also "applied the new text design", so they actually did typeset m… (View Post)
I don't recall encountering anything duospaced before. But the mechanical Vari-Typer only provided characters with widths of 2, 3, and 4 units, and there was a manual typewriter with proportional spa… (View Post)
A famous essay by Beatrice Warde used the metaphor of the ideal wine glass to illustrate the function of typography. She argued that typography should be, effectively, invisible, serving to unobtrusi… (View Post)