(7) Many dozens of typesetting machines were designed and patented, some built, a few marketed, a few bankrupted, but in the end, the winners were the Linotype, the Monotype, and to a lesser degree the Ludlow Typograph
(8) Futura became so fashionable that a group calling itself Art Directors Against Futura Extra Bold Condensed purchased space in TDC Typograph
13,1992, for a petition calling for 'art directors the world over' to boycott 'the most over-used typeface in advertising history'.
The article is not in paper form but is the original metallic typograph
that Don Angel acquired from The Commercial Appeal.
It has only taken 130 years, but Hudson traced the progress from Oscar Harpel's Typograph
(Cincinnati, 1870), through the early works of George W Jones, the annual Printers' International Specimen Exchange, to the fabulous achievement of John Earhart in his Color Printer (Cincinnati,1892).
I did not attempt to list surviving sets of matrices made for the composing machines from the late nineteenth century onwards, such as Linotype, Monotype, and related systems like Typograph
, Intertype, and Ludlow They were identical industrial products that were made in huge quantities, and there are still sets of them in the hands of people, many of them former typesetters, who have preserved the machines and who still operate them, more as enthusiasts than as directors of a commercial operation.
The following investigation brought forward much evidence, according to which, the manifestation of the typographs
would have been transformed towards a Bolshevik revolution, because, among the demonstrators, there were seen Alecu Constantinescu, Jacques Konitz, I.S.
A nice detail, which could well be emulated by other architectural sites as beautifully typographed
as this, is that MBM have credited designer Marta Linas.