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4.1 Notes on writing as a basis for type design

Writing with a broad nib or flat brush, and with a flexible pointed pen will help a starting type designer to gain more insight into the construction of type. After all, type is a formalized and fixed form of writing, … Continue reading

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4.2 The LeMo Method

(under construction) As described in the introduction, the underlying hypothesis for this reserach is that Gutenberg and consorts developed a standardized and unitized system for ‘designing’ and casting Textura type, and that this system was extrapolated for roman (and later … Continue reading

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