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Essay on Typography// response

I disagree with this. It reminds me of some of the dramatic Russian Manifestos from the Constructivist period. He basically wants a phonograph put into place and print to be abolished. His argument is that it takes too much man power, too much time and it lets industrialism take the art out of making. He goes on and on about the difference between fine art and functional creation, separating the worker from the artist. People can create function artistically. Design is not fine art, but really art that makes sense, art with practical purpose. Does not mean it goes without passion, without creativity. He calls shorthand phonography. I thought it was interesting. My gramma told me about taking short hand in school and I actually have a lesson book that I'll bring in tomorrow.




As far as the posters, still working on these. I need to print some more tomorrow to see what it is looking like. I tried the d.i.y. and the D.I.Y. and it just looks awful. If I can't get away without it, I may change the title. I asked a number of people and everyone understood and read it as DoItYourself, not "diy" phonetically, so hopefully that counts for something.

more soon.