Dusting Latin Type History #1 On the Origin of Bold and Fat Faces
A free lecture from Type@Cooper: This webinar intends to reassess the role of English founders in the development of bold and fat types during the early decades of the nineteenth century. Many little-known documents and examples will be shown and a few worn-out ideas and narratives may become obsolete.
Sébastien Morlighem is a teacher & researcher at the École supérieure d’art et de design d’Amiens (FR). A founder of the Bibliothèque typographique for Ypsilon Éditeur, he has coauthored several books & written many articles. He has also curated several conferences & exhibitions on graphic design, typography, & type design. He holds a PhD from the University of Reading (UK).