Wednesday, February 12, 2014

A Fishy Font Fate

In order to keep the font Doves from falling into the hands of his business partner after his death, its creator Thomas Cobden-Sanderson dropped it into the Thames, bit by bit, over a period of three years.  It was never recovered from its watery grave (pp. 86-87).

 ~ From Just My Type: A Book about Fonts by Simon Garfield.

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