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    Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover and a band by its album art.

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    A typographic look at today’s movie posters and film titles. (a.k.a. Characters on The Silver Screen)

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    Typography is made with type, but some of the best letters are made one at a time, by hand.

  • Oops!

    A light-hearted repository of amusing typos and typographic mishaps.

 

Courtesy Cards Spell Out The Bad News

When you don’t want to be bothered and can’t waste any time, simply hand over a card to the offender and walk away. Just let the card do the rest.

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PvP Goes Typo-Crazy

After more than ten years of publishing PvP features its very first typography-related strip.

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Portrait of Matthew Carter, Type Laminitis

The Washington Post’s portrait of Matthew Carter made its way to a blog by means a little detour through translation softwares, with hilarious results.

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Ghost Typeface In ProSieben Television Movie Der Seewolf

Verena Gerlach obviously was paying attention while watching the trailer to the ProSieben television movie in two parts “Der Seewolf”, an adaptation of Jack London’s 1904 novel. She noticed a glaring anachronism in the lettering on the schooner “Ghost”.

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1973 Newspapers Predict Future of Type in Dexter

One of the most entertaining continuing series about typography on the interwebs is Mark Simonson’s Typecasting: The Use (and Misuse) of Period Typography in Movies. Originally a single overview of typographical anachronisms in movies, it spawned the follow up series Son of Typecasting. What Mark does is research the use of period typography in movies [...]

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Suitcase Fusion 2 Promo Not So Brave

The last thing you want in a promo for font management software is a missing font.

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Lack of Typographic Imagination: Stating The Obvious

The Flickr group LTypI: Lack of Typographic Imagination collects pictures of logos where the name – or parts of the name – is derived from the typeface used to set the logo in.

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