TTBOOK: Fonts Aug. 13, 2010

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Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones designed the font of Hope and Change. Nicholson Baker reviewed the Kindle, Amazon's electronic reading device and says that e-readers have some advantages over the printed book. Matthew Carter designed Verdana and co-designed Helvetica - the most ubiquitous font family in the world. Tracy Honn takes us on a tour of a working museum of letterpress printing and its star, The Trolley: a Golding Official #6 from the late 1800s. Kitty Burns Florey says handwriting is the original font and describes practicing Palmer method.



Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones designed the font of Hope and Change. Nicholson Baker reviewed the Kindle, Amazon's electronic reading device and says that e-readers have some advantages over the printed book. Matthew Carter designed Verdana and co-designed Helvetica - the most ubiquitous font family in the world. Tracy Honn takes us on a tour of a working museum of letterpress printing and its star, The Trolley: a Golding Official #6 from the late 1800s. Kitty Burns Florey says handwriting is the original font and describes practicing Palmer method.