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Notes on type design


Briem Akademi

The truth about details

I T began with an invitation. It should also please the few who judge it by the exacting standards of tradition and heritage. They look at pen angle, the swelling of a curve, serif angles, proportions.

A close look can show more than sloppiness or a steady hand. It also reveals an opinon about ideals. What is the essence of a character? How can it best be demonstrated?

For better or worse, lettering is about conviction. Where is yours?