Monday, February 10, 2020

Typography: The Talkative Type

Printers’ Ink Monthly
February, March April and May 1921
Type Talks 
E.M. Diamant

Art Direction
June 1957
let type talk … let’s talk type
Herb Lubalin

Further Viewing
8 Faces: Let’s talk type. Herb Lubalin.


(Next post on Monday: Fernandez Grocery)

Monday, January 27, 2020

Street Scene: Frank Frazetta’s Brooklyn Addresses

1930 U.S. Federal Census
1203 Avenue Y.

School Transcript
Attended Public School 209.
Home address: 2747 Coney Island Avenue.

1940 U.S. Federal Census

2435 East 11th Street (below) was around the corner of 1203 Avenue Y.

Abraham Lincoln High School
Enrolled January 31, 1942

Google Street Views

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Frank Frazetta’s High School 

Michele Falanga


(Next post on Monday: LSC, the Name Is Familiar)

Monday, January 20, 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020

Anatomy of a Logo: Metal Hurlant #3, 1975

The Metal Hurlant logo for this issue was an homage to the Amazing Stories  
and Astounding Stories logos.

(Next post on Monday: Lunar New Year)

Monday, January 6, 2020

Typography: Joseph Diongre, Architect

Jos Vandenbreeden and Linda Van Santvoort
Sint-Lukasarchief, 1989

Exhibition catalog design by Hennebert

56 pages; covers and selected pages below


About Joseph Diongre

(Next post on Monday: Metal Hurlant #3, 1975)