Spring 2018

Relics of a vanished world

Letraset: The DIY Typography Revolution

By Adrian Shaughnessy
Edited by Tony Brook and Adrian Shaughnessy
Designed by Spin
Unit Editions, £55

‘It’s all about nostalgia now,’ writes Malcolm Garrett in his introduction to Letraset: The DIY Typography Revolution (Unit Editions, £55), a fond and cheerful celebration of the rubdown lettering system that turned graphic design on its head in the 1960s, 70s and early 80s…

Letraset: The DIY Typography Revolution, Unit Editions, £55.

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Jane Lamacraft, writer and editor, London

Read the full version in Eye no. 96 vol. 24, 2018

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