Typeface design education from Cooper Union
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Rendering 25 Years
with Peter Bain

A short quarter-century, from 1945 to 1970, has occupied a privileged place in graphic design histories of the USA. What lessons might be drawn from published lettering instruction in this period? What did, or does, "lettering" mean? Well-mannered, respectable styles were not necessarily easy to make; but not everything was a starched shirt (or alphabet).

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Mon, April 5, 2021

Where: Online

About Peter Bain

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Peter Bain is a designer and typographer who started work on Madison Avenue and 59th Street in Manhattan. His work has been recognized by AIGA and the Type Directors Club; and published in Communication Arts and Eye. His calligraphic book "Writing Knowledge" is in library special collections at Princeton University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Bain has taught classes and led workshops in Alabama, Georgia, Los Angeles, Mississippi, and NYC.