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Unpacking the original Macintosh bitmap fonts
Källa: Hidden Sheep and Typography Archaeology – Ben Zotto – Medium
In ”The Visual History of Type” designer Paul McNeil charts how typefaces have reflected social and ideological evolution.
Källa: 6 typefaces that changed how we see the world – CNN Style
“Exhaustive” is a word bandied around a fair bit when it comes to books, but in the case of The Visual History of Type, a whopping new tome from Laurence King that details every major typeface produced since the advent of printing in the mid-15th century until now, we kind of think the adjective is apt.
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The rules of typography and information design provide us with a framework with which to design. But within these constraints, can our design choices have wider implications?
Källa: The Ripple Effect: How Our Smallest Design Choices Can Make A Big Impact
The Zanerian Manual is one of the most comprehensive texts containing information about Zanerian Engrosser’s Script. Download the 1924 edition for free.
Källa: The Zanerian Manual of Alphabets and Engrossing | Masgrimes Archive