July 9, 2008

lust and likeability (according to eye magazine)

#67 eye magazine recently did a typeface critique of "elegant, chunky, nervy, bookish, perfumed" typefaces. 95 designers were contacted to rank and rate a long list of typefaces, and this is a sample of what they came up with...
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2 comments:

shredcitizen said...

oh man, this is awesome! yay typography!

¡AMA te AMA! said...

In my eyes, Odile is definitely the heavy hitter.


I was a bit astonished by the analysis of these fonts. Though they had humanist understanding of the style, their feelings on the text seemed dependent on aesthetic sensibilities. No?

AMA!