Preparatory practices to calligraphy

A small grammar of writing

What’s writing main purpose? Where do letter shapes come from? Does the act of writing require a certain time, different from the act of drawing? How do we read? Is the shape of letters influenced by reading? How long does it take for letters to evolve? And how do they do it?

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Calibri is the new Comic Sans | Medium

Stop using it.

Calibri, although created in 2004, was first unleashed on the unknowing public in 2007 when it replaced Times New Roman as the default font on Microsoft Word. Bizarrely preset to 11-point and 1.15 line-spacing, this font was a statement against every convention TNR had represented, and it embodied the ultra-modern tech world that emerged from the beige 50-lb monitors of the late ’90s. …

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