Metro Nova – a typographic revival

It was purely by chance that the type designer Toshi Omagari was able to explore the original Humanistic concept behind the classic typeface Metro by William Addison Dwiggins. Doug Wilson, who directed “Linotype: The Film”, asked him to digitalise the [...]

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Linotype: The Film – now available on DVD and Blu-ray

Director Doug Wilson travelled the world for two years collecting material on the Linotype typesetting machine. The result is a 76-minute documentary on a device that Thomas Edison called “The Eighth Wonder of the World” and which revolutionised both the [...]

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Interview with Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson, director of Linotype: The Film   During Typo Berlin 2011, I had the opportunity to speak with Doug Wilson about the upcoming Linotype: The Film documentary. Oh his site for the film, Doug writes, “The film tells the [...]

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