Footnotes issue ABCD

Out of print
CHF 18.–
  1. Pastis & Cigarettes
    From Academia to Academica
    František Štorm
  2. Subapline
    One-off One: Josef
    Atelier Carvalho Bernau
  3. Typewriter type faces
    Alan Bartam
  4. The Race for Unica
    One-off Two: Unica Intermediate
    Louise Paradis
  5. The Haas Typefoundry Ltd. in an International Environment
    Changes and Developments in its Organisation and Operation – part 1
    Brigitte Schuster

František Štorm, Allen V. Hershey & Frank Grießhammer


The 1st issue of Footnotes, the periodical bulletin of applied research in type design contains 5 articles, numbered 1–5. Each copy comes with complimentary goodies: a book-shelf-mark (listing the table of contents of the previous issue) and a card with visual clues.


Grafotechna, Design Process, Ribbon strike, Portemanteau design, Down the rabbit hole


catalogue number: LP01
release date: July 2016
ISSN: 2504-0413
format: 165 × 235 mm
volume: 48 inside pp.
iconography: 211 ill. b/w
editing & design: Mathieu Christe
lithography, printing & staple binding: Geneva, Switzerland


Places selling copies vary from issue to issue. A comprehensive list is available here. In case of out of print issues, another listing of institutions (often carrying a subscription) can be consulted there.


Page 37: “Linotype launched Neue Unica in May 2013” ought to be “Monotype launched Neue Haas Unica in May 2013”