Where Credit Is Due

Hand lettered sign, Helmrich’s Seafood, Williamsport, PA One of the coolest things to happen to me in a while happened to me last week: it seems that the type designer Tobias Frere-Jones was writing an article for his blog on the subject of regional type. The main body of the article is a list he … Continue reading “Where Credit Is Due”

Another Humdinger

Back to my Reading trip momentarily, but first… Last year I made a trip to Williamsport which yielded a few good ones: the Plankenhorn, the Old Corner, Helmrich’s and a few others. I decided to leave by way of South Williamsport and in so doing stopped past the Humdinger. Jones’ Humdinger, as I showed in … Continue reading “Another Humdinger”