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H&Co's @colinmford dropping a little typographic science at @BuzzFeed, in this photo by
Snowcapped lettering on an HVAC van in Park Slope, Brooklyn, courtesy of @reedreeder.
...Another example, from a few doors down.
Building lettering in Havana, captured by our @szkolny.
A compilation of handmade interpolations beautifully crafted with aluminum tubing.
Thoughts about design, creativity, and entrepreneurship — and 63 ideas for editorial design.
The footrest from a barbershop chair, appropriate enough at Ludlow Blunt in Williamsburg.
Wow, there's a lot of good stuff here. Here's the Kelmscott Chaucer:
The Aldine roman from "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," in hi-res at
"ArnoldC", a programming language made from Schwarzenegger movie dialogue: @Caelestisca)
Retweeted by Hoefler&Co.
A nice riposte to the folks who used Champion Gothic for the "Parental Advisory" logo. Can't wait to see this 8/14.
Another Nixie tube, of a more familiar (but slightly more elaborate) design.
I love seeing different strategies for reducing letters to modular parts.
Please welcome @szkolny to @GranshanConf, where she's sharing the design challenges behind Gotham Greek & Cyrillic.
More digital-meets-analog: a "golf ball" typing element from an IBM Selectric typewriter.
When you want That Digital Look, reach for a lettering template and a pen…
A lettering template to help create shadowed letters.
.@monteiro's books are terrific. Smart, funny, practical, candid. Start here:…
More calculators from the Age of Bakelite. Left, a Sumit adding machine; right, a Chadwick.
This ten-minute documentary about glass, from the late fifties, is fun.…
You just want a logo like this to end with an exclamation point. Addipresto!
The high-water mark for Stylish Mechanical Calculators, this one made by Alpina in 1961.
Mechanical calculators are a fascinating place where typography and technology intersect.

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