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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It decorates posters, album covers, and even skin in the form of tattoos. Sep 24, Morgane rated it it was amazing. Let me start by declaring that I am an ardent fan of black letter.

Hey Armin, Great review, looks like a beautiful book. But this is surely one part of its popularity. Published Graktur 3rd by Princeton Architectural Press.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Refresh and try again. 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 was falsely believed to be a Jewish invention. John rated it liked it Apr 03, 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? There is a lot of history involved with Gothic black fonts.


When was the last time a book on typography made you swoon? Damian Cugley rated it really liked it Apr 10, 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.

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Wesley Miller rated it really liked it Jan 18, While this structure is appealing, it is hard not to skip dozens if not hundreds of pages at a time, as you can get the gist rather quickly and if you are not into black letter or typographic exercises set in black and hot pink there is no need to stop at every page.

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Fraktur Mon Amour

I will never graktur getting this book. Just wait until you feast your eyes on Fraktur MonAmourBerlin-based graphic designer Judith Schalansky’s love letter to Blackletter fonts. To ask other readers questions about Fraktur Mon Amourplease sign up. Kelly Ha rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


The contents of the CD are neatly arranged in the same way as the book, making them easy to pinpoint. I used a big blackletter initial with text in black and hot pink. If you love Blackletter, you will love this book. Revelations about the true moj and meaning of Blackletter type have resultedin a resurgence in usage by graphic designers. Natalie Chanin rated it it was amazing Sep 30,

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