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Subject: Re: So what is typography?
From: Gunnar Swanson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 17 Nov 2000 07:59:50 -0800
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Michael,

>  >   Something like "Typography is the well crafted
>>    and thoughtfully considered arrangement of type." The damned liberals
>>    might have added "and/or expressive" somewhere in there.
>
>or even
>
>"self-actuating"?
>"honoring a long-established traditon of the community of letters"?
>"to realize their full potential of the meaning of their story"?

Those liberals think "typography" is an elitist term and prefer the
terms "typing" or "fontplay."

Gunnar

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