World's largest printing type

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Size = 6,912 points, or 576 lines pica, or 8 feet

Designed, produced, and printed by Nick Sherman for the Wood Type Evolved exhibition at Columbia College Chicago

Indra Kupferschmid, Stewf, and 39 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Stewf 43 months ago | reply

    torso-sized serifs

  2. strangenative 43 months ago | reply

    For this you shall be given a kingdom.

  3. scottkellum 43 months ago | reply

    Awesome! Now I just need a giant composing stick and press.

  4. Nick Sherman 43 months ago | reply

    It's a total pain in the ass to redistribute :)

  5. scottboms 43 months ago | reply

    That is some seriously big type.

  6. jillian.adel 43 months ago | reply

    This is straight sick...but you know that.

  7. RPM-Photo 43 months ago | reply

    Great Image! Seen and enjoyed in Flickr Explore Interesting Photos.
    Congratulations on the Explore! Have a great day!

  8. Dezcom 43 months ago | reply

    I'll bet the OpenType feature coding can be a splintering affair! ;-)

  9. kvanhorn 43 months ago | reply

    * actual Nick Sherman included for scale.

  10. ⊱⊱⊱-- 45 SIGN CO. ---⊱ 43 months ago | reply

    I'm guessing that isn't galley height..

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