Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Typotheque: Microtypography, Designing the new Collins dictionaries by Mark Thomson

A strangely fascinating discussion of dictionary typography and design. Particularly interesting: the 80s feature war between publishers: “The purpose of all of this was to gain some competitive advantage as well as improving the dictionary’s usefulness… but the result was that the dictionary publishers ended up looking at each other as much as at the reader.” (via Joe Clark)


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