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Shopper's Diary: Playtype in Copenhagen

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 08, 2012 01:07 AM
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by Julie last modified Nov 07, 2012

Why does everything cool happen in Copenhagen? Discovered via Dezeen , Playtype is a pop-up shop in the center of the city showcasing the work of Danish typeface designers e-Types. On offer: fonts loaded on USB sticks, framed or unframed posters, mugs, and other font-related essentials. Go to Playtype for more information. Above: The shop's facade features a giant A: “We've always been type nerds," says partner Jonas Hecksher. "It’s what keeps the midnight oil burning; we spend hours on the correct curvature of a C or the proper amount of space around an A." Above: The shop features an array of typographically stimulating products. Above: A selection of journals, books, and Ceramic Mugs , available in 62 different characters; €18 each. Above: A neon sign lights the tiny store. Above: Stacking wood boxes serve as bookshelves. Above L: The Poster ABCD features the Noir Text Light font; €18 unframed. Above R: Poster A7 features JP Special Serif Bold; €27 unframed. N.B.: This post is a rerun; the original ran on November 8, 2011.






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