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Ward Nicolaas, 2011
BIS Publishers
192 Pages
Price 15,00 €
Found in Nijhof & Lee
Also available in their webshop
“In 1922, the Cooper Black typeface entered the world and turned a word into a gesture just by its looks: the undeniable poker face of all typefaces. Cooper Black is a survivor; it outlived World War II, the first step on the moon, the Cold War, hurricanes, Chinese massage salons, cheap sleazy magazines and storefronts.

This book is a celebration of this famous typeface. It tells its history, but first and foremost it shows how Cooper Black has been used the world over by designers of all sorts.

A very funny gift book for Cooper Black lovers and graphic designers in general.” (Publishers text)