Letters

Style Revival

Letters part 26: The Arts and Crafts influence on the future of industrial-era typography.

Hot Metal

Letters part 25: Hot Metal type. Big business and big machines in the second industrial revolution.

Sign Painting

Letters part 24: The quiet ruckus of hand-painted signs in industrial cities. 

Rambling Glyphs

Letters part 23: The hobo's guide to America—how itinerant workers developed a system of letters and symbols. 

Wall Writing

Letters part 22: How writing on walls went from normal to subversive.

Write Type

Letters part 21: the origins of the machine that allowed us to write directly with type.