Proto Grotesk type specimen
Includes “Proto Grotesk: The typeface as atlas”, an essay by historian Sébastien Morlighem: a study about the origins of the word “Grotesk”, as well as a lengthy research on German Grotesk typefaces.
The original material that ignited Proto Grotesk was found among these many late 19th-century designs.
English & French text.
Design by Emmanuel Besse/Large. Photography by Julien Lelièvre.
Dual color printing, saddle-stich binding, perforation, Fedrigoni Symbol Freelife E49 Country 200gsm / Symbol Freelife gloss 130 gsm paper.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published by Production Type
21 x 15 x 0.3 cm