Jason (jcreed) wrote,
Jason
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FontBlog: I kind of like this font. Apparently some people really hate ITC Garamond, the font Apple used a shitload in the early 80s. I'm actually rather font of it, even as much as it's so much pissing on Garamond's grave. Funny quote:
The most distinctive element of the typeface is its enormous lower-case x-height. In theory this improves its legibilty, but only in the same way that dog poop's creamy consistency in theory should make it more edible. Some people dislike ITC Garamond because it's a desecration of the sacred memory of Claude Garamond.
It also seems cool to hate Optima, which I also like. Maybe I'm just not cool.
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