Joys of spring
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We head to Beirut to take the temperature of the nation’s design scene and pop into a pottery studio in Copenhagen for a masterclass in the ceramic arts. We also talk to a type foundry finding inspiration in its archives and get a few summertime sartorial tips from Monocle’s Jamie Waters.
24 May 2016
Last week the 129-year-old foundry Monotype launched its latest typeface family Classic Grotesque. Rod McDonald, the typographer who designed the font, speaks to Chris Frey about the challenges of type creation and what today’s designers can learn from old archives.
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