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P22 specimen chapbook series. Each of these 32 page books are printed in a limited edition of 1500 with hand printed letterpress covers featuring… Read More
P22 specimen chapbook series. Each of these 32 page books are printed in a limited edition of 1500 with hand printed letterpress covers featuring metallic inks on chipboard. Each book measures 4.5" x 6.5" and showcases a specific font family, foundry or style of font. Read Less
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As all media continues to lean towards digital and fewer printed pieces are being made, people still ask for printed type specimens. P22 has decided to redouble its efforts to keep print alive and has started the P22 specimen chapbook seies. Each of these 32 page books are printed in a limited edition of 1500 with hand printed letterpress covers featuring metallic inks on chipboard. Each book measures 4.5" x 6.5" and showcases a specific font family, foundry or style of font.
#1 - Rimmer Type Foundry - The collected digital fonts of Jim Rimmer. Please note that RTF fonts are currently available via CanadaType.
(silver ink on cover, brown/black inside)
#2 - Mackinac Pro - A new award winning type family from designer Mike Beens. (copper ink on cover, blue/black inside)
#3 - P22 Script fonts - Well over 50 assorted script fonts featured in the book with a focus on a wide scope of calligraphic, handwriting, and otherwise flowing examples of lettering arts offered by P22 type foundry via IHOF, Sherwood, TypeSETIt, and P22. (silver ink on cover, red/black inside)
#4 - Lanston Type Co. - The designs of the American half of the legendary Lanston Monotype Company made its way to P22 after a series of owners, and now this chapbook officially becomes the first Lanston print catalog in over 20 years.
(dark green ink on cover and inside)
#5 - A Brief History of Graphic Design as Told Through P22 Fonts - 100 fonts from the P22 collections arranged in a semi chronological sequence and relative to important eras and movements in Art and Design history. (Blue/silver ink on cover and black inside)
 
#6 - Stickley Optical Family
Sets available at P22.com