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Vernacular French signage

Not necessarily “naïve”; more like “vernacular.” Jules Vernacular posts dozens of photos of vernacular or unschooled signage on French buildings (in the site’s punning slogan, lettres œuvrières et incongruités typographiques). As ever, it’s amazing that this typography, most of it hand-drawn, hasn’t been wiped out by progress and regularized into Arial (or the Arial of 2010, Papyrus). [more inside]
posted by joeclark on Mar 20, 2010 - 18 comments

Ikea de-Futurafies

Ikea de-Futurafies. You may have noticed something at once familiar and unfamiliar about the 2009 Ikea catalogue: The company switched from a custom variant of Futura to the font you stare at all day in your browser, Verdana. And type nerds are losing their shit! [more inside]
posted by joeclark on Aug 26, 2009 - 167 comments

AREA MAN TAKES lOWERCASE l PROBlEM INTO OWN HANDS

AREA MAN TAKES lOWERCASE l PROBlEM INTO OWN HANDS AND INSTAllS OWN CORRECTIVE SIGNAGE
posted by joeclark on Aug 12, 2009 - 62 comments

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