Footnotes issue ABCD

CHF 20.–
  1. Everyday types
    Researching Ladislas Mandel’s typefaces for telephone directories — part 2: Linéale, Lusitania & Nordica
    Alice Savoie
  2. The ABCC of CACB
    One-off Four: Lara & Bali
    Coline Sunier & Charles Mazé
  3. Carbon copy
    The production of typewriter type styles and their influence on letterpress typefaces
    Nicolien van der Keur
  4. May gallery & residency
    One-off Five: Antique No 525 & various hand-lettered posters
    Alaric Garnier
  5. The godfather: retracing the origins of Akzidenz‑Grotesk
    Dan Reynolds

Pierre Pané‑Farré, Alaric Garnier, Nicolien van der Keur, Radim Peško


The 3nd issue of Footnotes, the periodical bulletin of applied research in type design contains 5 articles, numbered 10–14. 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.


Read phonebooks, Start with ABC, DNA ribbon, Redo no undo, Maximal records


catalogue number: LP03
release date: March 2019
ISSN: 2504-0413
format: 165 × 235 mm
volume: 48 inside pp.
iconography: 70 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.