The Experimental Type Designs of William Addison Dwiggins

A thorough and interesting dissertation about the lesser-known type designs from the man who brought us Electra, Metro, Caledonia and the term “graphic design.” Tiffany Wardle provides us with a brief biography of W. A. Dwiggins before launching into an inside look at his design process through numerous development samples and excerpts from the correspondence between the designer and Mergenthaler Linotype Company’s venerable type director, C. H. Griffith.

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