A note on the type
Revival Type: Digital Typefaces Inspired by the PastBy Paul Shaw
Thames & Hudson, £19.95, $40
The Eye reviews desk bends under the weight of new books on type, from the detailed investigation of a single face to the beautifully realised object that is The Visual History of Type. But for me, Revival Type: Digital Typefaces Inspired by the Past (Paul Shaw, Thames & Hudson, £19.95, $40) is simply the best recent publication about type …
Simon Esterson, art director of Eye, London
Right and top: Cover and spread from Revival Type: Digital Typefaces Inspired by the Past by Paul Shaw.
Read the full version in Eye no. 95 vol. 24, 2018
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