Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

The typeface and the spoon

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Adrian Frutiger

The whole point with type is for you not to be aware it is there. If you remember the shape of a spoon with which you just ate some soup, then the spoon had a poor shape. Spoons and letters are tools. The first we need to ingest bodily nourishment from a bowl, the latter we need to ingest mental nourishment from a piece of paper.

Adrian Frutiger

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September 20, 2015 at 7:30 am

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