Episode 014

A Seattle Type

with Professor Andrea Leksen of Cornish College of the Arts

April 3, 2018


Every word we read is created from typefaces, the designs behind every line of every letter we see. There is a fascinating story behind each typeface, and some are unique to the Pacific Northwest. What stories are hidden behind the design of the typefaces we see around us in the built world every day? What do they say about where Seattle is, and where we’re going as a city?

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