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Fraktur Mon Amour reproduces variations of Blackletter fonts, ranging from historical fonts to contemporary reinventions, in a sensuous, beautifully crafted, hot-pink prayer book-style catalog that is destined to become a fetish object for designers and type enthusiasts. Another ardent blackletter fan here. The fonts in Fraktur Mon Amour are a mix of the excellent, the important and the trivial. Fratur you love Blackletter, you fraktir love this book. Return to Book Page. To ask other readers questions about Fraktur Mon Amourplease sign up.
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I feel better now Showing of 17 reviews. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. If you would like my copy, please email me at decorno -at- gmail. It decorates posters, album covers, and even skin in the form of tattoos. Revelations about the true history and meaning of Blackletter type have resulted in a resurgence in usage by graphic designers.
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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Fraktur Mon Amour was originally released in by German publisher Hermann Schmidt Mainz after Judith had shown her prototype of the book, among other enthused designers looking to get published, to them and won them over with an early facsimile of the physicality of the book: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition September 17, Language: From then she switched more to writing books for which she also did the graphical design. I understand its importance as the type choice for a certain book printed with movable type many centuries ago.
The design, which deliberately thumbs its nose at the standard image of blackletter, is a key factor in that success. Phoenix rated it liked it Apr 20, Fraktur Mon Amour reproduces variations of Blackletter fonts, ranging from historical fonts to contemporary reinventions, in a sensuous, beautifully crafted, hot-pink prayer book-style catalog that is destined to become a fetish object for designers and type enthusiasts.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. In addition to some fairly out-there fonts, there are a number of truly classic one, including the typefaces used by J Gutenberg and Wm Morris.
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And I thought amoir was my Teutonic heritage that was making me secretly like Black Letter fonts too. Just ordered this- can’t wait! Write a customer review. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
Books by Judith Schalansky. Lately I introduced a financial magazine to the coolness of Goudy Text for typoraphic “gravitas” to go along with my illustration. I understand its connotations and associations to a certain fascist regime.
But more and more brands are using the style as a way to bring an edgy vibe to their products.
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On every left-hand page is a graphic exercise by Judith where she simply has fun with each typeface. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It decorates posters, album covers, and even skin in the form of tattoos. But a comprehensive collectionof the most beautiful classic faces, as well as the best new variations, has been missing until now. What is truly remarkable, for black letter believers and non-believers alike, is the sheer amount of variants available and the marked differences within each style when, at a superficial and uninformed glance, all might look alike.
Aj rated it it was amazing Nov 05, It’s definitely on my Christmas list this year. I love blackletter too, but rarely get a chance to frsktur it.
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