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The Evolution of a Typeface: Coquette

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Adventures in Roller Calligraphy

Adventures in Roller Calligraphy

August 25, 2014: Most of the calligraphy I've done was way back in college when I was studying graphic design, and very little since then. I'm just not that into it, which may seem strange coming from a type designer, but to me they are completely different things....

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The Artist vs. The Lettering Artist

The Artist vs. The Lettering Artist

March 5th, 2012: The Artist won this year’s Oscar for Best Picture about a week ago. It seems to say something about the state of movies today that a black and white, silent picture—not even wide screen...

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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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