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Ask ILT: Fashion Fonts

In episode one of my new Ask ILT series, I answered, What’s the difference between Grotesque and Neo-Grotesque? In episode two I tackle, Why do fashion brands and magazines use so much Bodoni & Didot? Collectively these typefaces are known as Didones, a mashup of Didot and Bodoni, the type designing early proponents of the […]

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Ask ILT: Grotesque & Neo-Grotesque

For the first in my brand new series of reader questions, I begin with two common type classifications. They sound pretty much the same and they do have a lot in common, but their differences are significant, and that makes them suitable for different applications.

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