I think the Women in Type project that John mentioned is the most promising and recent answer to your question.
In his own research, David Shields is discovering that women were also very i… (View Post)
I'm sorry to report that Ely suffers a bit from the bone/bump effect Tobias refers to. To me, it’s most visible in the Bold. You can read more about preventing this effect in this FF DIN Round docume… (View Post)
In searching for something completely different (I think the Vox system) I stumbled on a document which records a 1975 series of hearings in which several representatives from type companies (includi… (View Post)
At ATypI last year Underware was going around asking folks to quickly diagram the type industry on some scratch paper. I'd love to see the results. Was pretty proud of my map until I realized I had t… (View Post)