A Typeface Is Not a Tool

Kris Sowersby / filed under Typography

It’s natural to make this connection — tools are linked to our development as a species. Along with language and abstract thought, they make us human. The concept of a tool is intermeshed with the craft history of type foundries. To say “a typeface is a tool” is like saying it’s engineered, hand-crafted, built. It […]

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