The League of Moveable Type has released a new straight-sided display sans, League Gothic. It’s a revival of Alternate Gothic No.1 originally designed by Morris Fuller Benton for the American Type Founders Company (ATF) in 1903. (via John Hicks)
I’ve posted a picture of Tungsten before. This one is much hotter, for a certain, very specific, non-weird value of hot that applies only to good-looking typefaces.
I like this better than The Quick Red Fox. Because it’s in French.
Pearl vs. Bisque.
…now I want a bowl of soup.
Via TwoPoints, visual identity for bambi/byLaura. (This is one of those “aaaaah so cool go look at the rest of this!” posts, but I’ll spare you.)
I think I may have caught this person’s awkward boner for Didot.
By Stefan Romanu.
Thing #9000 that I find aesthetically pleasing but am not sure why.
My friend Emmy bought six volumes of Goethe, in the original German. She can’t read German. I find it unbearably adorable.
…enjoy the title page!
Detail, page 53, Type & Lettering, Fourth Edition by Willim Longyear, 1966.