Fraktur Mon Amour has 42 ratings and 1 review. When was the last time a book on typography made you swoon? Just wait until you feast your eyes on Fraktur. Explore holdmytype’s board “FRAKTUR MON AMOUR” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Calligraphy, Typography and Fonts. A poster project to promote broken typography. The intention is to change the perspective of the prestressed broken type (mainly because of the usage during.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I understand its importance as the type choice for a certain book printed with movable type many centuries ago.

It has been so well laid out, the colors, the style, the mood, it is truly exceptional work. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. In Blackletter, “Blackletters association with Nazi propaganda cast the type style as the black sheep of typography. Blackletter, also known asFraktur or Gothic type, was commonly used throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. Open Preview See a Problem? Just wait until you feast your eyes on Fraktur MonAmourBerlin-based graphic designer Judith Schalansky’s love letter to Blackletter fonts.

This is a really fun resource for graphic design artists as well as calligraphers. Atlas of Remote Islands: The contents of the CD are neatly arranged in the same way as the book, making them easy to pinpoint. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Fraktur Mon Amour reproduces variations of Blackletter fonts, ranging from historical fonts to contemporary reinventions, in a sensuous, beautifully crafted, hot-pink prayer book-style catalog frakfur is destined to become a fetish object for designers and type enthusiasts. It really must be seen and held and flipped through to be appreciated.

I understand its connotations and associations to a certain fascist regime. And I thought it was my Teutonic heritage that was making me secretly like Black Letter fonts too. I thought my dream had come true when I was asked to design a logo for a website for Catholic schoolkids.

Mike Bennett rated it liked it Mar 21, Aj rated it it was amazing Nov 05, East Dane Designer Amiur Fashion. It decorates posters, album covers, and even skin in the form of tattoos. In omn to some fairly out-there fonts, there are a number of truly classic one, including the typefaces used by J Gutenberg and Wm Morris.

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If you love Blackletter, you will love this book. There was much love put into the creation of this book, and it shows! The design, which deliberately thumbs its nose at the standard image of blackletter, fraktuur a key factor in that success. This is a masterpiece of book design on every level. I have a typeface in there!


I rarely even use it myself. I tried amazon but ” I am terribly sorry, We have had a problem fulfilling your order as we have run out of stock.

I can’t afford to pick it up right now and the publisher’s won’t give me a discount! I had no problems seeing the mood of the fonts whatsoever, besides, the book comes with a CD so you can easily see the fonts on your computer.

Read reviews that mention fonts blackletter calligraphy pages type delightful truly. It not only yanks blackletter out of its medieval and unfortunate political associations, but it also signals that blackletter is not inherently masculine or even black. Aksana B rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Now if that’s not typographic irony, what is? Berlin-based designer Judith Schalansky’s presentation of the typeface collection is almost more compelling than the fonts themselves.

The book is a bold and welcome addition to the sparse literature on blackletter” — Paul Shaw –Eye Magazine, Spring,

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