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Re: Black Letter Fonts (was Re: Type factoids)

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Gary Munch <[log in to unmask]>

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Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>

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Mon, 22 May 2000 13:34:02 -0400

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 Black letter type should not ever be used in all-caps
>style. The caps letters are so embellished that a word composed of
>them is almost illegible.
>
>Rolf

Lombardic-style drawn initials do this work right nicely; their uncial
qualities match well the uncial qualities of the blackletter majuscules
they'd replace in a word of all-caps, yet they are clearer than the B-L .

Gary

Gary Munch
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Type & Type Design


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