Tuesday, May 28, 2013

124 Arts & Crafts

The Arts and Crafts movement in the US prefigured some of the letters in Art Deco, with quirky forms and proportions that convey the flavor even without variation between thick and thin strokes.  
Compare this with yesterday's alphabet, Deco Mono, to see how important letter shapes are in conveying calligraphy style.  Both are done with the simplest unvarying line.  
☞ For left-handers.   
Note the underlying shield shape, giving A & C letters a faint medieval subtext.  

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