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SPECIMEN WALLPAPER »I ❤ Wood Type« (for widescreen displays) | by arnoKath
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SPECIMEN WALLPAPER »I ❤ Wood Type« (for widescreen displays)

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This wallpaper shows 36 reasons why I love »Wood Type«. All »Wood Type« samples I reproduced based on the »HAMILTON Specimen Catalogue No. 14«, edition 1899. Some of the samples may slightly differ from the original.

 

The typeface in use for the lettering »I Love Wood Type« in the center inside the circle is called »Veneer« and was created by Ryan Martinson | Yellow Design Studio.

 

Veneer from Yellow Design Studio is a high resolution hand-crafted letterpress font that’s vintage and authentic with a touch of grunge. It’s highly customizable with six distress options for every letter and three for all other characters, and because it’s remarkably detailed, it looks great even at very large sizes. In addition it includes a matching set of funky extras…for free!

The Veneer family includes Veneer, Veneer Two, and Veneer Three with Veneer containing the least distressed characters and Veneer Three the most. Mix and match as desired to create realistic letterpress type.

 

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Taken on April 1, 2012