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Episode 5

Book of the Week, Just My Type Episode 5 of 5

"Just My Type" - a book about fonts by Simon Garfield.

Read by Julian Rhind Tutt

From type on the high street and book covers, to the print in our homes and offices, our world is surrounded by and spelt out by fonts. Little do we realise how our everyday choices are subtly informed and manipulated by these miniature works of art. Simon Garfield explores the history of the font and the people who brought them into being.

The Font in politics. How Barack Obama used a font to win a presidency.

Producer: Clive Brill
A Pacificus Production for BBC Radio 4.

18 minutes

Last on

Sat 10 Dec 2011 00:30

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