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6.3 Notes on the parametrization of creative processes

Parametrization of type design processes is a relatively new phenomenon, and the idea is not generally welcomed in a profession that is preferably more associated with art than with craft. In the world of music ‘algorithmic composing’ seems to be … Continue reading

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6.2 Notes on the parametrization of type design processes

My daily work at the Dutch Type Library, as type designer, font producer, and software developer forms a solid basis for the development of my insight. Working not only on my own type designs, but also on the typefaces from … Continue reading

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6.1 Notes on the construction of letterforms

Commonly letters are treated as skeleton forms on which a certain contrast-flow is applied. According to Sumner Stone in an article on Hans Eduard Meier’s Syntax-Antiqua in Fine Print On Type (London, 1989) ‘It seems doubtful that Renaissance scribes thought … Continue reading

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