Concrete Quarterly, No. 2

新闻|Fonts in Use|Stephen Coles 2016-05-26 14:23:56

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CorvinusandBodonithroughout, and on the cover,Marina Script, a face which Stephenson & Blake proclaimed shortly after its release as "undoubtedly the finest script type now available in this country, preserving in a most elegant manner all the subtleties of the true copperplate alphabet." The font's interlocking bodies ease proper setting and alignment, but something happened to the connections on "One shilling".

See also The Ministry of Type on CQ. Clare Skeats also talked about CQ at this week's Letterform Live in London.

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"A Notable Swiss Bridge". Now known as the Lorraineviadukt, it was the longest four-track railway viaduct in Europe at the time of construction.

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"Glasgow Remembers its Solitary Women", a building for single women only.

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"Improvements at the world's biggest gas-works: The Beckton Plant"