Dr E Ransom

Type, a closed system

Just digging into this article. Here’s a goodie from the first paragraph quoting Spiekermann in Studentenfutter. Ein Leitfaden durch den Buchstabendschungel:

"…is was Adrian Frutiger who first followed the principle that type design is placed in the “context of planning rather than following an artistic stimulus” in exemplary manner and that it was he who first saw a type family as a closed system in which several weights are combined without “aesthetic compromises.”

Working = Tinkering With Books

standarddesigns:

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These might eventually turn into a series of Brian Eno prints.

"Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new."

- Henry David Thoreau

'Colors', Cory Arcangel | Tate