Friday, June 30, 2006

Dash of lime and ginger

A bit on the history of fonts.

Is a transitional serif typeface designed by the English gentleman printer John Baskerville in 1757.

Created by Giambattista Bodoni in the 1790s, is known as a modern typeface.

Designed by the Swiss designer Adrian Frutiger in 1976, was first used for signage at Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Gill Sans
Created by the English designer Eric Gill in 1928.

Designed by Tobias Frere-Jones for Font Bureau in 1993.

Designed by Adrian Frutiger in 1957, has a simple and rigorous design.

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