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Small Fry book cover

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Aug 23rd, 2018. Artwork published in
August 2018
Small Fry book cover 1
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Small Fry – just announced by Grove Press – is Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ memoir about her family, including her father, Steve Jobs. The cover uses Hera Big, a Didone with a very unusual lowercase but more traditional caps. One very distinctive letter is the ball-terminaled ‘S’, not commonly found in the capital of a Modern/Rational serif.

Small Fry book cover 2
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  • Hera Big
  • Futura
  • Adobe Caslon




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4 Comments on “Small Fry book cover”

  1. I was about to say Carousel, but although that Letraset classic is pretty ballsy, it doesn’t have a ball-terminaled uppercase ‘S’.

  2. Alison Forner designed this:

  3. Thank you, Linda! Credits added.

  4. Mary Ann Dellabadia says:
    Mar 8th, 2019 4:06 pm

    I would like to know if the design from small fry comes as a poster. Thanks much

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