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Wed, April 19
@ 6:30 p.m.
Revival Type | Paul Shaw, Jonathan Hoefler, Tracy Ma | Design and Style Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 6 PM. There are over 200,000 typefaces (fonts) available today. This has led many people to ask why we need new ones. Moreover, why do we need new versions of older typefaces? The notion of reviving past typefaces began in the Victorian era and took permanent root when William Morris looked to 15th century Venice as a source for his Kelmscott Press types. Since then revivals of classic types—an often-debated term—has become a routine activity for type foundr…
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