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THE ETERNAL LETTER Book Launch and Signing Event at Type Directors Club

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TDC_eternal_letter_croppedJoin CD faculty member Paul Shaw with Linda Florio, and Scott-Martin Kosofsky for the book launch and signing of THE ETERNAL LETTER.

Admission is Free! Register here.

Thursday February 19 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Type Directors Club

47 West 36th Street, Suite 603

About THE ETERNAL LETTER: Surveys the persistence of the classical Roman capital over two millennia with essays on letterers E.M. Catich and Walter Kaech,; type designers Frederic W. Goudy, Eric Gill, Jan van Krimpen and Hermann Zapf; the recalculation of Trajanic capital proportions by early typefounders; first-hand accounts of the designs of modern typefaces in the classical vein by Matthew Carter, Jonathan Hoefler, Lance Hidy, Julian Waters and Werner Schneider; a conversation with the letter carvers John and Nicholas Benson and Richard Kindersley; the birth and remarkable life of Adobe Trajan; and more.

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