Fraktur Mon Amour has 42 ratings and 1 review. When was the last time a book on typography made you swoon? Just wait until you feast your eyes on Fraktur. Explore holdmytype’s board “FRAKTUR MON AMOUR” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Calligraphy, Typography and Fonts. A poster project to promote broken typography. The intention is to change the perspective of the prestressed broken type (mainly because of the usage during.

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I understand its importance fraktir the type choice for a certain book printed with movable type many centuries ago. On the facing page is a composition created from frqktur font that explores the subversive beauty of this unique typeface. In Blackletter, “Blackletters association with Nazi propaganda cast the type style as the black sheep of typography. Read more Read less.

On the facing page is a composition created fromthat font that explores the subversive beauty of this unique typeface. I can’t afford to pick it up right now and the publisher’s won’t give me a discount! Interesting essays, a wonderful selection of typefaces, almost half of which are on the enclosed CD, and two sewn in bookmarks in the signature colors – what’s frwktur to love? Miriel rated it really liked it Nov 09, Refresh and try again.


I had this book in hands in a workshop whith Amelie Dhesse thhis week end and I can Say: Now if that’s not typographic irony, what is?

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It has been so well laid out, the colors, the style, the mood, it is truly exceptional work. They wanted it young and fresh, but holy. It really must be seen and held and flipped through to be appreciated. Her first publication was the typographic compendium Fraktur mon Amour.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The contents of the CD are fratur arranged in the same way as the book, making them easy to pinpoint. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Want to Read saving…. When was the last time a book on typography made you amkur The use of Blackletter type became taboo in Germany after World War II because it was incorrectly associated with the Nazis, who actually banned its use in because it was falsely believed to be a Jewish invention.

Mike Bennett rated it liked it Mar 21, From then she switched more to writing books for which she also did the graphical design.


Fraktur Mon Amour by Judith Schalansky

I feel I’m a bigger fan of pink than the average designer, but this is a shame. Fraktur Mon Amour has enjoyed feaktur lot of success in Europe and has garnered attention through many international design competitions, including the Type Directors Club annual ofwhere I was one of the judges who gathered around this object as we all salivated over it and debated who would get to take it home.

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Another ardent blackletter fan here. I thought my dream had come true when I was asked to design a logo for a website for Catholic schoolkids.

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