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“(found in Just My Type by Simon Garfield p. 19)
If you don't get your type warm it will be no use at all for setting down warm human ideas ... By jickity, I'd like to make a type that fitted 1935 all right enough, but I'd like to make it warm - so full of blood and personality that it would jump at you.”
W.A. Dwiggins

Jon Ronson
“It's not a remarkable note except for one thing. The typeface Tony used to print it is the exact typeface Kubrick used for the posters and title sequences of 'Eyes Wide Shut' and '2001'.
'It's Futura Extra Bold,' explains Tony. 'It was Stanley's favorite typeface. It's sans serif. He liked Helvetica and Univers too. Clean and elegant.'
'Is this the kind of thing you and Kubrick used to talk about?' I asked.
'God, yes,' says Tony. 'Sometimes late into the night. I was always trying to persuade him to turn away from them. But he was wedded to his sans serifs.”
Jon Ronson, Lost At Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries

“What makes Helvetica more beautiful is the word "Helvetica" as a logotype in its typeface. It just makes the rest of the alphabets effective.”
Shawn Lukas

Natalya Vorobyova
“Writing is a form of art. Do not use New Times Roman or Arial because it's boring and hackneyed.”
Natalya Vorobyova

Steven Magee
“People with Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) are known to put their computer equipment several feet away from them with a large monitor on a big font and they use a wired USB keyboard and mouse to control it.”
Steven Magee, Curing Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

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