Articles on Typography

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Main illustration of the article Brief introduction to typography study in the antique book
Author:
Manuel Guerrero
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Book: Brief introduction to typography study in the antique book
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A review about Marina Garone's book, that allows to understand a great part of the vocabulary currently used in editorial and typographic design.
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Main illustration of the article Vindicating Handwriting
Author:
Carlos Rioja
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Vindicating Handwriting
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Design is often associated with normalization and sterilization. But handwriting is still a good way to reconnect with our roots and recover vitality.
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Main illustration of the article Zootype: Is It a Case of Typographic Latin American Amnesia?
Author:
Victor Garcia
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Zootype: Is It a Case of Typographic Latin American Amnesia?
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Zootype is, perhaps, the first Latin American font awarded at an international contest, a fact that is often forgotten in regional historic reports.
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Main illustration of the article Typeface is now considered as intelectual property
Author:
Luis Llabrés
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Typeface is now considered as intelectual property
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For the very first time, after 10 years of a long legal process, an originally created alphabet is considered «protectable artistic work» by the Intelectual Property Law in Spain
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