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November 19, 2010 7:12 AM   Subscribe

If you are a fan of the quirky type fonts of a pre-digital era, you may enjoy "the" project, a whimsical little romp through the graphic yesteryear brought to you by the hound of lettering. (via Mira y Calla)
posted by madamjujujive (7 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
The "the" project is much cooler than I was expecting. Very nicely done. But if my wife finds out that I'm wasting time this morning looking at a website devoted to the word "the" she's going to break out the rolling pin.
posted by Slack-a-gogo at 7:17 AM on November 19, 2010 [1 favorite]

also along a similar bent

posted by timsteil at 7:20 AM on November 19, 2010 [1 favorite]

Very cool.
I've done a lot of "decorative" typography and find the way you treat "The" to be a real make-or-break decision in the design. It's like the overture to the rest of the performance.
posted by Thorzdad at 7:53 AM on November 19, 2010

For a website about typography, the text sure does render in a very ugly way in Firefox.
posted by EndsOfInvention at 9:32 AM on November 19, 2010

It's amazing how the links are only apparent when you mouseover them. How usable.
posted by kenko at 10:19 AM on November 19, 2010

Loved the isolated the, and then the the in context.
posted by thinkpiece at 11:13 AM on November 19, 2010

and then the the in context

the the?
posted by timsteil at 5:41 PM on November 19, 2010

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