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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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Newspaper Front Pages Proclaim Obama Victory

Historic moments call for historic front pages and historic headlines. Yet not all of them are as successful as they would like to be. Both the Newsdesigner and Guardian websites have compiled galleries featuring the front pages of yesterday’s major newspapers. Newsdesigner.com has over 50 American front pages, while the 21 on Guardian.co.uk include foreign ones as well. While some limit their creativity to coming up with a striking headline, other newspapers did a complete overhaul of their front page for this historic occasion.

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