A Brief History of Graphic Design as Told Through P22 Fonts / P22 Type Foundry

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Identifier: REF.TS.2388
Object type: Pamphlet bindings
Dimensions: 4.5 x 6.5 in
Copyright dates: 2012
Created by: P22 Type Foundry
Type specimen of a sampling of just over 100 fonts from the P22 Type Foundry. #5 in a series of type specimen chapbooks from P22 Type Foundry. Produced in an edition of 1500. Covers letterpress printed on a Vandercook proofing press. Stapled pamphlet bindings.

"'A Brief History of Graphic Design as Told Through P22 Fonts' is intended as a rough guide to a chronological overview of visual communication and typography as they related to fonts offered by P22 type foundry. This is in no way a complete survey or either graphic of P22 fonts. This catalog includes just over 100 fonts, which is only a sampling of the over 1,000 fonts offered by P22. Most of the classic P22 font sets based on art and design history include a font of ornamental dingbats.

"...Every attempt was made to include accurate information and dates based on various sources used in the original research for the design of the fonts."--front matter