Category Archives: type anatomy

Type Anatomy: Amanda Harle

In the selected text, I believe that it has the visual presence it does because of its presentation of a poem. I’m unsure exactly what it is because of the different language, but the text is written in an italic … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Jacob Granneman

I chose to analyze the book of music, written in Spain in 1500. It is a latin song book, for use by the Catholic Church in masses and special ceremonies. It is a handwritten manuscript, even though its as created … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Jennifer Wenning

I decided to use the Mary Martin Rebow papers for this post mostly because cursive, as a written text, isn’t very popular anymore, and in some schools isn’t being taught.  I don’t want to call it a lost language but … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Miranda Hansen

The text that I chose to analyze was Queery Leary Nonsense by Edward Lear. I chose this text because it was both eye-catching due to it’s beauty and the obvious quirkiness of the author. I also appreciated how the author included … Continue reading

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Type anatomy: Caleb McEnderfer

This confederate currency uses multiple fonts, but this side only has one font and it is quite large comparing to the other side.  This typeface is uppercase and the serifs do not dip below the baseline as you can see … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Isabella Troiani

The book “Of the Friendship of Amis and Amile” was one of the first books in the MASC that caught my attention. The book was published by Kelmscott Press, which is a private press created by William Morris in the … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy Joshua Murphy

The font that I have chosen to write about for my type anatomy analysis  comes from Copper Canyon Press in Port Angeles, WA. The examples of it that I have came from our classes visit to the MASC. The example … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Alex Hagen

Looking through the various documents in the MASC, one that really caught my eye was this typography example I found in the book The Fleuron. I was entranced by the eye-catching and bold forms and shapes, as well as the … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Lexi Day

For my example, I chose to took at the fairytale type book Of The Friendship of Amis and Amile by William Morris, which was published in 1894. The book is 67 pages and categorized as “medieval poetry”. 500 copies were published … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Aaché Howard-McDaniel

      The example I chose to write about is a German imprinted bible from 1480, but the text is written in Latin. What caught my attention in this text were the design choices the author made. Instead of … Continue reading

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