What’s in a Line-O-Type? Ask Ottmar Mergenthaler…
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What’s in a Line-O-Type? Ask Ottmar Mergenthaler…

Just had a chance to sit down and watch the incredible documentary Linotype: The Film by director/producer Doug Wilson and cinematographer/editor Brandon Goodwin (audio and sound by Jess Heugel). Filmmakers Wilson and Goodwin deftly capture the spirit of the Linotype, Ottmar Mergenthaler’s 1890 invention that forever changed human communication. They achieve this feat through both the visceral … Continue reading

From SLATE Magazine: Striking Designs from the World’s Typewriter Artists
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From SLATE Magazine: Striking Designs from the World’s Typewriter Artists

From SLATE Magazine: Striking Designs from the World’s Typewriter Artists This came through in my daily browsing of favorite, Slate Magazine, who have been slightly ahead of the curve on some interesting design and typography pieces lately (they ran the Gov’t typeface vs. Garamond story a week before ilovetypography.com, though admittedly, ilovetypography.com had the fuller story). … Continue reading