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Subject: Re: Melior
From: William Adams <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 15 May 2009 09:44:34 -0400

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On May 15, 2009, at 9:34 AM, Thierry Bouche wrote:

> The fact that fonts are conceived with some goals in mind is
> interesting, but can't it happen that the process just fails and that
> we end up simply with a nonfunctional monster? (Or that times and
> aesthetics change, so that an elegant or fancy face of the 70s might
> look just plain flawed today?)

There are no intrinsically bad fonts (though some are technically done  
so poorly that their use is not worth the effort), only bad (or  
ignorant w/ uninformed opinion) designers who don't know when to use a  
given font and/or how to use it well.

Opinions are like buttocks. Only those which are well-formed should be  
shown in public.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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