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Subject: Re: TYPO-L Digest - 3 Aug 1998 - Special issue (#1998-66)
From: "Mark A. Hiselman" <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Mon, 3 Aug 1998 22:19:42 -0400

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> Subject: millennium frustrations to come?
> Date: Mon, 3 Aug 1998 13:06:56 -0500
> From: allison <[log in to unmask]>
> I just received a work order 4 a cd packaging job for a percussion ensemble.
> The contact person actually asked if i could find a "space age,
> millenium-ish" typeface, because the pieces on the cd are titled
> "millennium".
> Arrrggh! This frustrates me, & i then must explain the dynamics of good
> typeface selection, yadda, yadda, yadda, until they 'blank out' & say, "i'm
> sure whatever u will come up with is fiiine."
> Yeeesh!
> I wonder now if this will be the next big thing. Everyone asking for the
> "millennium style" of design & typefaces. Everything looking like the MTV
> summer logo.
> Whatever shall we do?
> Anybody working on a milenium-style face? (smile).
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> Allison Thornton * Graphic Designer
> New Jersey City University
> http:.//

Try ITC Eras Demi IMHO

It is a bit corporate, with that millinarian openness to the bright future.
If it lacks the darkness that perhaps your client is seeking, look elsewhere.

Mark A. Hiselman, phone/fax +1(734)973-2000, mailto:[log in to unmask]

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