Here is the Dair link, fixed.
I don’t think so. You asked about experience in the design process, which I recounted, not motivation, which I didn’t.
My motivation for the Modern Suite was … ((more))
I prefer to do original work, but I have drawn a few revivals and restorations, in which I aim for either facsimile-level authenticity or major reinterpretation, I’m not a big fan of tinkering. I wor… ((more))
You don’t have to use the same typeface throughout.
Futura has quite distinct figures.
Perhaps the style of 3 which has a sharp top right would make that number less like 8, but then again, perhaps t… ((more))
I recently revived (as a restoration) Carl Dair’s Cartier (1967).
I worked from a printed example, as that’s how, IMHO, the best revivals of old types are done, so no point piracy was involved.
I dis… ((more))