This afternoon I had the pleasure of telling Bill Moran’s University of Minnesota Typography I students about the design of the font P22 Marcel Script, then the story behind the font. READ MORE
In Marcel's Letters Carolyn Porter has plucked a powerful story from the recesses of history. After purchasing a trove of letters because of their elegant script, Porter embarked on a quest to solve the mystery of their authorship and in so doing embarks on a historical awakening of her own.
– Cathryn J. Prince, author of American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World’s First Celebrity Travel Writer
Many of the pieces of old, handwritten ephemera in my collection have serious content: they are notes from lawyers, financial ledger pages, or pages with messages about far-away loved ones or troubled times. But, occasionally I’ll find a handwritten letter with a delightful, whimsical content. This was one of those finds.READ MORE