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Geometric Type

Overview


Graphic design and printing has engaged with geometric letters for at least a century. Designers pride themselves on their ability to create complex systems from simple elements, and the alphabet is no exception. By repeating a series of basic shapes, all of the forms of our writing system may be easily recreated, or at least approximated. This article will highlight a few—but not all—prominent examples. Read More

Some thoughts on geometric type,” an entry on TypeOff.

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