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Type design moves at the pace of the most conservative reader. The good type-designer therefore realizes that, for a new font to be successful, it has to be so good that only very few recognize its novelty.
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The poem is, then, a little myth of man's capacity for making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see—it is, rather, a light by which we may see—and what we see is life.
Robert Penn Warren
May 6, 1889
October 11, 1967
Stanley Morison was an influential British typographer, printing executive and historian of printing.
A Tally of Types
First Principles of Typography (1936)
Letter forms, typographic and scriptorial
Four centuries of fine printing (1949)
John Bell, 1745-1831 (1930)
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