Cooper Union Typography

All about Typography, well, mostly about Typography.


Class Readings (as PDF and as links)

  1. Thirty-six point Gorilla by Emily King. (article link)
  2. The New New Typography by Dmitri Siegel. (article link)
    — excerpt of Tschichold’s The New Typography, 1928
    “Rediscovering The New Typography, MoMA’s blog
    The New Typography Exhibition at MoMA
  3. Defamiliarization: A Personal History by William Drenttel. (article link)
    Wikipedia entry;
    — Momus on Japan, and on Making Music
  4. The revival of slab-serif typefaces in the 20th century by Keith Tam. (source)
    Matthew Carter’s Walker typeface; (more images)
    — Jonathan Hoefler on Slab serifs (great images);
  5. All Mouth and Trousers? by Rick Poynor. (article link)

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