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Koschke – Woche der Kritik

Contributed by Revolver Type Foundry on Apr 24th, 2018. Artwork published in
February 2018
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    Koschke – Woche der Kritik 1
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    Damien (Revolver Type Foundry) is used alongside U8 (Fatype) in Koschke. This 152-page book was published by the German Film Critics’ Association on the occasion of the Woche der Kritik which took place during the Berlinale film festival in February 2018:

    Berlin Critics’ Week was founded four years ago with the activist intent of casting a different light on film culture, of questioning the many routines of the “business” (our own included), of conceiving of criticism as action, as an endeavor that shouldn’t just observe from afar, but also create incentives. It’s in this spirit that the Critics’ Week 2018 has set out on a new initiative, publishing the first edition of a book to accompany the program.

    Art direction: Kai Bergmann and Matthias Neumann.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The essays are set in Damien throughout. The contemporary serif typeface family is employed in several weights; for headings, body text, marginal notes, page numbers, and running heads.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Quote by Rainer Werner Fassbinder — can you spot the word in sans serif letters?

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
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    Some of the large quotes in Damien Display use the U8 typeface for inline emphasis of single words. Here it is Style as defined by Charles Bukowski.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    In this section, Damien Bold (heading) is paired with a very light weight of U8 (author’s name).

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Damien has rather economical proportions, while U8 is wide. By pairing the two contrasting typefaces in a single line, the designers create an eye-catching, slightly disturbing effect.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    German and English texts are set in the same cut of Damien. German-style (single) guillemets are also used for marking quotations in the English parts. Damien Light was chosen for footnotes.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    In this composition, Damien and U8 take turns. The larger quotes are in the serif, the small ones in the sans.

    Quotes are set in a bold weight of Damien Display. By activating the stylistic alternates for diamond-shaped dots and punctuation marks, the typeface’s sharp character is further emphasized.
    Photo: Revolver Type Foundry. Revolver Type Foundry. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The opening page for the appendix combines Damien Display Light for English with U8 Medium for German.

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