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Converting Handwriting into a Font

Several ways of turning your handwriting into a font.
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zine – headline typeface

i kind of like Fakir…. it’s pretty out there but i think it’s interesting.
too bad it costs 100$ so no way of using it….Fakir black by Underware

http://www.underware.nl/site2/index.php?id1=fakir&id2=black

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Trafic

After Playtime, there was Trafic.

original Trafic poster

criterion collection redesign

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Alfred Mahlau

Alfred Mahlau

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Design and Typography Books

A small list of important and useful Typography and Design books.
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Assignment #5

assingment

Tati
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Notgeld


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Readings Part 2

assingment

Two readings assigned on March 4. One page response due March 11 (on either of these).

1. “This Monkey’s Gone to Heaven…” by Elliott Earls
2. “The Grid: History, Use, and Meaning” by Jack H. Williamson

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Found type by Peter Bruhn

Found Lettering

A photo of found blackletter lettering in Copenhagen by Peter Bruhn, a type designer and owner of Fountain Type Foundry in Sweden. See more of his photos on Flickr.

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Calligraphy

calligraphy

Some interesting examples of calligraphy I’ve come across recently.

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Civilité

civ_header

Civilité: a type designed by Robert Granjon as a French response to the Italian italic, and based on the cursive Gothic script as used in 1558. “Granjon called the type lettre françoise d’art de main, but because the type was very popular for school books and courtesy books, with ‘De Civilitate morum puerilium libellus’ (A Handbook on Good Manners for Children) by Erasmus serving as prototype, it now is generally known as Civilité type.” — quoted from viaLibri

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