Cooper Union Typography

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Readings Part 2


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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Here are links to the readings handed out in class:

Thirty-six point Gorilla
Experimental Typography. Whatever that Means.

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Type Families Explored


Peter Biľak, who runs the Typotheque type foundry, and is co-editor of Dot Dot Dot magazine, has a good article that looks into type families.

Read it here: “Family Planing or How Type Families Work”

UPDATE: The Font Feed just published an article about type families. Check it out: “Styles, Weights, Widths; It’s All in The (Type) Family”.

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