Monday, September 5, 2011

Books, Print, types and more

From The New York TimesFrom Scroll to....
Something very important and very weird is happening to the book right now: It’s shedding its papery corpus and transmigrating into a bodiless digital form, right before our eyes. We’re witnessing the bibliographical equivalent of the rapture. If anything we may be lowballing the weirdness of it all.
--Lev Grossman

And if you love the way print looks then take a look at this book.
Garfield's book isn't a straight chronological account of typeface, from Gutenberg to Gill Sans, but more of a sweeping look at the subject with special attention to the narrative facets that even non-typophiles (people, for example, who wouldn't comment on the web forum at would find interesting. And believe it or not, there are actually a great number of salacious snippets that come out of the world of font...
Kelsey Oshood

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