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Many thanks to all concerned! Interesting essays, a wonderful selection of typefaces, almost half of which are on the enclosed CD, and two sewn in bookmarks in the signature colors – what’s not to love?

In Blackletter, fraktkr association with Nazi propaganda cast the type style as the black sheep of typography. After finishing her studies in she taught Typographic Basics at the Fachhochschule Potsdam until Rocky Farr rated it it was amazing Aug 25, Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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The book looks like a Bible with its squat proportions and placemarker ribbons except that its title and its page edges are in hot pink. Light sarcasm aside, the book is worth the price even if just for the juxtaposition of structure Bible-like and execution Disco-like.

Eric rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Wesley Miller rated it really liked it Jan 18, And I thought it was my Teutonic heritage that was making me secretly like Black Letter fonts too. Natalie Chanin rated it it was amazing Sep 30, To ask other readers questions about Fraktur Mon Amour amouur, please sign up.


Read more Read less. The book is a bold and welcome addition to the sparse literature on blackletter” — Paul Shaw –Eye Magazine, Spring, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition September 17, Language: Type and National Identity. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Tamsin rated it it was amazing Dec 27, If you love Blackletter, you will love this book. I understand its connotations and associations to a certain fascist regime. When was the last time a book on typography made you swoon? The Frxktur is included.

There is a lot of history involved with Gothic black fonts. When was the last time a book on typography made you swoon?

Fraktur Mon Amour

Published October 3rd by Princeton Architectural Press. I waited patiently and then saw it was on Amazon and I ordered it straight away. Lists with This Book. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Review In Blackletter, “Blackletters association with Nazi propaganda cast the type style as the black sheep of typography.

Fraktur Mon Amour was originally released in by German publisher Hermann Schmidt Mainz after Judith had shown her prototype of the book, among other enthused designers looking to get published, to them and won them over with an early facsimile of the physicality of the book: I will never regret getting jon book. Mike Bennett rated it liked it Mar 21, There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


The book is divided into the common classifications of black letter — Rotunda, Textura, Schwabacher and Fraktur — but where it really shines is in the chapters devoted to Modern and Contemporary versions, fraktyr the revivals and interpretations by a new generation of type designers. But a comprehensive collectionof the most beautiful classic faces, as well as the best amoru variations, has been missing until now. It decorates posters, album covers, and even skin in the form of tattoos.

And I understand that, well, for the most part it can unreadable in contrast to Times and Arial. Want to Read saving….

Fraktur Mon Amour by Judith Schalansky

fraktug Shelly rated it it was amazing May 30, I just got a free copy of this from the publisher and while I think this is a fabulous book, it sounds like any one of you would appreciate it more than me.

Refresh and try again. In addition, of these fonts—including fourcreated exclusively for this book—are collected on an enclosed CD Mac and PC for free private and restricted commercial use. Dario Muhafara rated it liked it Dec 17, Schalansky has brought blackletter to the people.

Just ordered this- can’t wait! I pulled it off the shelf because it looked so mysterious, like a very thick old bible.