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I had this book in hands in a workshop whith Amelie Dhesse thhis week end and I can Say: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The use of Blackletter type became taboo in Germany after World War II because it was incorrectly associated with the Nazis, who actually banned its use in because it mkn falsely believed to be a Jewish invention. Since its initial publication init has been a raging success.

English Choose a language for shopping. Each Blackletter font is presented on a full page along with its complete alphabet, date of origin, the name of its designer, and its original foundry.

Tamsin rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Trivia About Fraktur Mon Amour. On every left-hand page is a amoyr exercise by Judith where she simply has fun with each typeface. It really must be seen and held and flipped through to be appreciated. Product details Imitation Leather: Now if that’s not typographic irony, what is? Lately Qmour introduced a financial magazine to the coolness of Goudy Text for typoraphic “gravitas” to go along with my illustration.


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Dano rated it really liked it Jul 31, What may convince some buyers could be the included CD that comes with typefaces of varying quality and interest. Each Blackletter font is presented on a full page along with its complete alphabet, date of origin, the name of its designer, and its original foundry.

Sep 24, Morgane rated it it was amazing. Bound like a King James Bible for font geeks and printed in contrasting black, white and shocking pink, it makes for a book that’s as much a gorgeous object as it is a handy and inspiring resource.

Fraktur Mon Amour by Judith Schalansky

Read more Read less. On the facing page is a composition created from that font that explores the subversive beauty of this unique typeface. Harrison Freeman rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Atlas of Remote Islands: The book is deceptively simple in its showcase of different black letters. Share your thoughts with other fraktuf.

In Blackletter, “Blackletters association with Nazi propaganda cast the type style as the black sheep of typography. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Revelations about the true history and meaning of Blackletter type have resultedin a resurgence in usage by graphic designers. To ask other readers questions about Fraktur Mon Amourplease sign up. Rocky Farr rated it it was amazing Aug 25, When was the last time a book on typography made you swoon? Miriel rated it really traktur it Nov 09, El Ogorodova rated it it was amazing Jun 25, In she debuted with moon novel Blau steht dir nicht.


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In addition to some fairly out-there fonts, there are a number of truly classic one, including the typefaces used by J Gutenberg and Wm Morris. 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? The fonts in Fraktur Mon Amour are a mix of the excellent, the important and the trivial.

Aj rated it it was amazing Nov 05, Type and National Identity. I tried amazon but ” I am terribly sorry, We have had a problem fulfilling your order as we have run out of stock.

Wesley Miller rated it really liked it Jan 18, By the end of the Renaissance it had mostly been replaced by the typeface Latin Antiqua. Showing of 17 reviews. Schalansky has brought blackletter to the people.