Fraktur Mon Amour

i have been dreaming about this book for months. since i first laid incredulous eyes and hands on it at Ivanhoe Books in february. you could safely say that i am in awe of it, especially now that i finally own it.

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Berlin-based designer Judith Schalansky presents 300 incarnations and derivations of the classic Black Letter type (right facing pages), paired with inspired graphic portraits composed of characters from each alphabet (left facing pages). the result is a psychodelic riot of typographical possibility, due in no small part to the hot pink, black and white palate. this is the only bible that i’ll ever need.

{all images via a fellow fan}

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