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79 Different Fonts?

Michael Bierut is intentional (and ironic in some cases) in his choice of fonts for each essay. While I won’t pretend to have figured out the typographic connection for each one, I’m certain of two: Helvetica in “Mr. Vignelli’s Map,” … Continue reading

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Forget Helvetica and Just Dingbat It

“Don’t confuse legibility with communication.” What does Helvetica say? What is it capable of conveying? Nothing stood out to me in this documentary quite like David Carson’s segment. I want to meet this guy. His approach to typography and design … Continue reading

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First off, I have to start by saying I was baffled that a documentary was ever made about a font…not even fonts in general, or typography in general, but one specific font. I was skeptical going into it, but I … Continue reading

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