Stuart Lambon

Blog — Typography

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As much as I didn’t want this blog to become a place where I would lament over things, I admit defeat already as there are three things that I consistently notice in design (or more specifically, typesetting) that bug me more than probably anything else. Of course there are the really obvious things such as: design clichés, the stretched typefaces and plenty of examples of bad typography everywhere. However, there are three things that would go into my ‘Room 101’ of type without a hesitation of thought. I really don’t wish to sound like a pedant but it’s already a little late for that—especially […]

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