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)
London bookshop Collinge & Clark has an archive of Stephenson Blake drawings and correspondence. I got a kick out of reading E.B. Hanson’s typewritten reactions to SB’s suggestions. Things moved … (View Post)
You see a lot of the infant Gill Sans in German and French books of the 1950s–60s, and not only for children. It was likely seen as an alternative geometric sans that didn’t venture as far from Futur… (View Post)
I love your selections and commentary, but I find Instagram suboptimal for showcasing posters because of the low resolution and square (or nearly square) format. I understand that’s where the users a… (View Post)
Thanks, Kent! I have been gathering info about how the drawings differ between the two companies.
I have also been wondering why some of the L&M drawings are right-reading. (See the Caledonia… (View Post)