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Designing Type Revivals

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What do we need to design at type revival? Looking beyond the limits of a definition, this book will help you understand what a revival is, how to analyse a historical model and how to approach the design from a contemporary perspective.

The Authors (Riccardo Olocco & Michele Patanè), experienced designers and educators, provide reflections and processes for designing a historical type - such as the roman cut by Francesco Griffo for the De Aetna (1946). They show insights on a method, with illustrated examples to support the work of both designers and scholars, and offer a modus operandi which can be applied to any project.