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The Evolution of a Typeface: Coquette

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Introducing HWT Konop

Introducing HWT Konop

November 7, 2018: I wanted to do something that would take advantage of the unique properties of wood type, but also something that hadn’t been done before….

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Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York

October 6, 2005: For the most part, the type choices in Gangs of New York are plausible in terms of general feel. On the other hand, the movie is riddled with anachronistic type choices….

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Studio Tour

Studio Tour

You might wonder: Where does a type designer like me spend his days? Do I have a fancy office in a skyscraper in downtown Saint Paul? Do I have a receptionist? An H.R. department? Interns? An espresso bar? None of that. I work by myself out of a repurposed back bedroom in a modest 1920s-era bungalow in the quiet residential Saint Paul neighborhood of Saint Anthony Park. Let me show you around...

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