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Reads tagged with “typography”

A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle
A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle

From Kerouac to Steinbeck by way of The Mission.

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Typography in 7 Minutes: A PBS Micro-Documentary
Typography in 7 Minutes: A PBS Micro-Documentary

Visibility, invisibility, and what the spirit of letters has to do with the meaning of text.

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How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover
How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover

A brief history of music for the eyes, or how to go from brown paper to design revolution in 7 pounds.

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Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Greatest Type Designers
Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Greatest Type Designers

A voyeuristic look at the underbelly of the art-science of typography.

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10 Essential Books on Typography
10 Essential Books on Typography

What Arab culture has to do with industrial ideals, midcentury design and Victorian hand-lettering.

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A Brief Visual History of Vintage Typographic Scripts
A Brief Visual History of Vintage Typographic Scripts

From Victorian letters to modernist lettering, or what Venice has to do with children’s penmanship.

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