How To Take Inspiration From Typography
D&AD's Type Director Dan Rhatigan uncovers a new typeface called Mercurius.
- 17 february 2013
Aside from earmarking it for a new addition to his typographic tattoo sleeves, Dan talks through the processes that the typeface would have gone through as it was developed from original drawings to a lead font.
The mysterious Steltzer, a shadowy figure that developed many of the typefaces of that time, was responsible for this type, but no one knows much about him… see for yourself the original marks made by the team of typographic artists working on Mercurius.