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Karloff explores the idea how two extremes could be combined into a coherent whole. Karloff connects the high contrast Modern type of Bodoni and … Read More
Karloff explores the idea how two extremes could be combined into a coherent whole. Karloff connects the high contrast Modern type of Bodoni and Didot with the monstrous Italians. The difference between the attractive and repulsive forms lies in a single design parameter, the contrast between the thick and the thin. Read Less
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Karloff, merging beauty and ugliness

Karloff explores the idea how two extremes could be combined into a coherent whole. Karloff connects the high contrast Modern type of Bodoni and Didot with the monstrous Italians. The difference between the attractive and repulsive forms lies in a single design parameter, the contrast between the thick and the thin.

Animation: Thibault de Fournas & Christopher Wilson, Screenplay: Peter Bilak, Voiceover: Harvey Gold, Music: Nicolas Jaar.

KARLOFF, POSITIVE, NEGATIVE, NEUTRAL