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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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Among all his creatures in heaven or earth, God hath not made any like unto the sun in the firmament, the beams whereof are beautiful and pleasant, and do give comfort in all places to all things.
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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