The Art and Craft of Letterpress

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Fonts. Kerning. Color. Words. By themselves each choice might sound like a chore, but Letterpress, a very short appreciation by Naomie Ross, celebrates the subtle beauty and craftsmanship of printing on an intimate scale. [Naomie Ross via NotCot]

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Of-course "font" = typeface. Font just refers to size, like a 9pt font. But computers came along and used the word font rather than typeface, so it just stuck. Also did that person pick up those lead letterforms with their bare hands?