* In data 22.06.2004 11:42, Jef Tombeur ha scritto:
About CMS', you might be interested in sieving this pages:
& http://Hutchcolor.com/PDF/Scanning_Guide.pdf [1.8 Mb]
> but why "soubriquet"?
I found that cool: http://soubriquet.net/photos/definition.jpg
> Back to typography...
I am sure you are PROFESSIONAL if you are on this list, Mr. Jef Tomber.
I see so many things being a subset of the art of writing with types
that "back to typography" makes me think of some Afrika Bambaataa's song.
I hope you see quality related to humans, and quantity related to machines.
Then would be nice to know why car designers don`t have to explain why
we need more cars, when type-designers struggle to build their philosophy.
> By the way, would you think that autopublishing
> is good for foundries and type designers?
I definetely think it is. And I am interested in this thread.
> A bit late, happy birthday to you...
> When you site is opened, please tell us
> (and myself in private) so we can visit www.as8.it.
Okay, grazie, that spurs me on doing this project.
> By the way, why as8?
In Italian sounds like "a-esse-otto."
A+S are my initials,
8 is my favorite number,
- Number of repetition.
- Number of opening & union.
- 8 is "couple of two circles".
- Sideways is the symbol for "infinity."
- 8 are the Buddhist emblems.
- 8 are the parts of the conversation:
noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb,
conjunction, preposition, interjection.
- Isac lived 108 years, he left the sons
Esał and Giacobbe (Genesis XXXV, 28-29).
- VIII it has a magical attribute as balance,
reasonableness, fairness, logic stability.
- In all the Bible, the word 'egg' appears
exactly eight times, one of these is:
"She lays her eggs on the ground and lets
them warm in the sand" (Giobbe XXXIX, 14).
- 1988, 27 April to 29 May, Victoria & Albert
Museum, London: "The Graphic Language
of Neville Brody" exhibition.
[www.as8.it] Alessandro Segalini
telephone: +39 389 2728 831