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I wanted this even before I saw what typeface it used… But with Idlewild, it's a must have!
The Chicago Sun-Times had a good day: great copyediting in sports section and awsm email newsletter.
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& @brandondurham explains how to implement multicolor webfonts using a CSS data-attribute:
Aha! Widen your browser to see @ilovetypography using our Knox typeface with chromatic layers!…
Breaking: the next Typophiles monograph is Towards a Reform of the Paper Currency by Dwiggins!
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New fonts this morning: please welcome Quarto.
Painstaking replica of an 18th century clavichord. Uses Times Roman.
These glyphs are stunning. From the 1945 San Francisco Social Register.
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Ah, they're using one of our fonts up at Snowf Lake. The ligatures are beautiful this time of year.
Listening to the techno remix of @seb_ly's talk at @btconf, and it is fantastic. Smiles all around.
This photo of Kim Jong Un looks like a still from a Wes Anderson movie…
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Surely some wag has used this for the name of a design firm.
"Enhance." Looks like Keynote added the feature they always used to use on Law & Order. Works equally well!
Machenge, a neolithic earthwork made from 147,000,000 pixels
The #1 thing I'd like to Adobe's apps: NAMES for Stylistic Sets, so I don't have to remember "alt. g = #14" …
New! 13 typographic menus, from the designers at H&Co.
Two takes on the same topic, both arrived today: @monteiro (2014) & Dwiggins (1941)
"Lowercase I with speech balloon?" From the Stempel foundry, before 1910.
Yahoo! I love this flashy "A," from the Artistica typeface. (Tetterode, before 1909.)
So the 'ij' is treated as a single character, fine. But not the quotes? Hmmm...
And another! 'ij' in "Schrijfmachine-letter No. 1324" from the Dutch foundry Tetterode, around 1909.
One more: this is "Schreibmaschinen-Fraktur Nr. 3478" a monospace fraktur... with... ligatures...
Quite a 'ch' ligature in this face, "Herkules" by H. Berthold, c. 1899.