Interesting Article on Type

As posted on/by The Southeast Letterpress Society (Yahoo! Group):

The September/October 2007 issue of Print magazine, a graphic design publication, has a great article on type titled, “Stop Making Type.”

Excerpt: “Just before the crash of ‘29, a group of type-industry professionals had a startling idea: to limit production of new faces and stick to the classics.”

Very, very interesting read!

Print Magazine is available at most major bookstores. Their website is

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