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In order to achieve the feeling of humidity and intense confinement within the letter forms, the relationship between thick slab serifs and hairl… Read More
In order to achieve the feeling of humidity and intense confinement within the letter forms, the relationship between thick slab serifs and hairline verticals was exaggerated quite heavily. Pairing this treatment with large, perfectly proportioned italian serifs helped to maintain a dominant sense of unease. This re-interpretation of an 1832 wood cut by Caslon was created for the Spring 2009 edition of the literary-arts journal Ninth Letter. Read Less
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In order to achieve the feeling of humidity and intense confinement within the letter forms, the relationship between thick slab serifs and hairline verticals was exaggerated quite heavily. Pairing this treatment with large, perfectly proportioned italian serifs helped to maintain a dominant sense of unease.

This re-interpretation of an 1832 wood cut by Caslon was created for the Spring 2009 edition of the literary-arts journal Ninth Letter.