By Cory Doctorow
Volk is the sequel to Eutopia, the brilliant, sinister supernatural tale of the real-world 19th century eugenics movement, written by Canadian horror great David Nickle.
Volk picks up decades after Eutopia let off, with the survivors of the great and terrible massacre that wiped out the brutal eugenicsRead More
Paul McNeil just published his comprehensive typographical overview, The Visual History of Type. To celebrate, he also published a list of his six favorite faces for It’s Nice That, starting with the first compact italic:
The Aldine Italic / Griffo’s Italic / 1501
Few typefaces have had as great an influence on WesternRead More
Claire Voon takes a fascinating look at engraver Joseph Strutt’s illustrations of strange medieval party games, many of which involve beating the hell out of other guests. report this ad
Via Hyperallergic, a look at Strutt’s 1801 book Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, Or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, a copyRead More