Please Explain: Typography [WNYC - The Leonard Lopate Show: The Writing on the Wall (September 11, 2009)]

Our latest Please Explain is all about typefaces and typography. Typeface designer Jonathan Hoefler, type designer and president of Hoefler & Frere-Jones and Steven Heller, co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program at the School of Visual Arts and author of the VISUALS column for the New York Times Book Review, will explain how typefaces are created and why typography is important to communication and design.

From http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/episodes/2009/09/11

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