Karloff Neutral

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Release Year
2012
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Serif, Slab Serif
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Digital
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serif, slab

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Karloff explores the idea of irreconcilable differences, how two extremes could be combined into a coherent whole. At the start we looked at the high-contrast Didone typefaces which are considered by many as some of the most beautiful in existence, and the eccentric ‘Italian’, reversed-contrast typeface was designed to deliberately attract readers’ attention by defying their expectations. No other style in the history of typography has provoked such negative reactions as the Italian.

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Last edited by Dave Dawson on September 29, 2012, 11:06am EST

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