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VGC Typeface Design Competition Announcement

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Announcement for a national typeface design competition sponsored by Visual Graphics Corporation.

Herb Lubalin designed the cover/poster (the first use of Pistilli Roman), Aaron Burns designed the rest.

Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design & Typography at Cooper Union; East Village, Manhattan

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1 Comment on “VGC Typeface Design Competition Announcement”

  1. Feb 22nd, 2015  8:47 pm
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    Note that the decorative “foxtail” numerals shown here for Pistilli Roman are the oldstyle figures available in addition to the ball-terminaled lining figures found in the specimen that appeared a year later.

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