My week is looking up. And – I can say this as a Maritimer – now so is all y’all’s.
here's a mini website and incredibly boring essay about our typeface no thx
Are you as bored with reading about Avant Garde as I thought I was? (“Mother [HEROIC EMBRACING AMPERSAND] Child.”) Hi-res sidescrolling scans made it interesting again, and recalled Leonidas’ dictum that one must always inspect the original object (even if here one is not).
(Somebody here write “mtravuli” in Georgian for me, please. I looked and I can’t find it.)
Журнальная рубленая, the poor man’s Futura. I don’t see anybody trying to transgender this one.
“ome Tweets suggest that Tarek Atrissi Design agency is the designer of the new Arabic font being used on Apple.com,” declares credulous Apple blog without bothering to use Web Inspector to identify the typeface used as Gulf (which in turn identifies as five
For the love of G‑d don’t ax Adam Curtis about fonts.
Such “LTypI,” an acronym you couldn’t even typeset behind the Iron Drapery of Bringhurstian party ideology, is derided as unimaginative, including by one great mind. I shatter consensus. In point of fact Ell Type Eye never gets better than with Brothers.
I used to have a lousy photo of George Howe Colt’s Brothers. I could easily borrow that (audio)book from the library and take another couple of lousy photos. But I would direct your attention to a phenomenon that 88ers would seek to eradicate from the earth: Gay rugby.
Every team consists of gay males trying to be men and seemingly every team has an awesome name. (Spot the name in Occitan [mtravuli?].) One of the Top 3 feared gay ruggerses, Muddy York here in Toronto, just had personalized jerseys produced. Typeset, obviously, in Brothers.