Sarah’s plan is to write, design and publish a series of small books to document the Font Experiment process and share the results of each topic, while also continuing with the research. She is also writing a new novel that plunges readers right into the dystopian history of printing. This will take time and money; write and design the books, and to have them printed. You can become a part of the exclusive community that will make this happen by becoming a Patreon of her work.

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Myrna Keliher of expedition press has been furrowing her brow and further crafting Expedition’s mission, vision, and offerings. October saw her publish a bunch of new content on the website, including a manifesto and her wonderful poetry propaganda packages.

The PVS [Pre-Vinylite Society] Journal is a unique publication featuring essays, stories, interviews, and inspirations on commercial art and its contexts.” The idea for a print magazine came from PVS love of tangible objects and a desire to explore the contexts of sign painting and other applied arts. As practitioners and enthusiasts of hand painted signs, it made sense to celebrate their many contexts with a beautifully printed magazine that showcases the artistry inherent in this field.

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The third Issue promises to build on the strength of their previous publications with features including; “The Noordzij Parameter” by Jan Middendorp, A riff on using variable fonts from the always insightful Jason Pamental and a delve into the typographic Campaign trail with Nolen Strals and Bruce Willen who explore the Type used in the US midterm elections

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The publishers will correctly tell you, this book has a broader reach than type design professionals, and that it is a must-read for students and professionals alike. My thinking is this is a book I wish was written sooner - but I am grateful exists now. Whether you're an art director, graphic designer, calligrapher, historian, print enthusiast or harbour any curiosity for the mechanics of visual language this book is essential reading.

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