PRACTICEIn Letterforms


New Classics



For all the advances in digital technology, it’s humbling to consider that some of the most ubiquitous typefaces used today were designed as far back as the fifteenth century. While most have undergone necessary nip-and-tuck restorations as production methods have changed—from metal to phototypesetting to digital—they remain true to their origins, and in their familiarity and simplicity endure as classic typographic choices.

Created and released after 1984—the proverbial line in the sand for design and digital technology—certain typefaces have become instant classics, offering contemporary interpretations and evolutions of the basic serif and sans serif forms or revivals of existing ...

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