»bitte setzen!« Letterpress Specimen Book Released

typophile's picture

After three years it’s finally done:
The »Fliegenprobe« – probably one of the last letterpress specimens – was released in
a limited edition, consisting of two volumes and an accompanying box with large format prints.

The project was started under the appeal »bitte setzen!« in summer 2008 by Munich Designschool (www.designschule-muenchen.de) in collaboration with the letterpress printshop »Fliegenkopf« (www.fliegenkopf-muenchen.de). The ambitious goal was to create a specimen of the approximately 170 different typefaces of the workshop.

For photos and further information, take a look at this pdf:
http://www.lazydogs.de/files/specimen/bitte-setzen_E.pdf

.Linus's picture

»bitte setzen!« is a german wordplay, kind of difficult to translate…
It means »take a seat« and »please set type« at the same time.

Nick Shinn's picture

Awesome!

Té Rowan's picture

Weird. I'm sure someone else said something, but when I say ls, all I see is Nick...

ahangama's picture

Your message is exciting, but when I clicked this link,
http://www.lazydogs.de/files/specimen/bitte-setzen_E.pdf
I got an error!

JC

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