Posts Tagged ‘1958’

December 20

Appearing far down in the obituary page of The Boston Sunday Herald for December 21, 1958 was a short notice stating that George Trenholm, type designer, had died the previous day in his home in Weston. An eight-line paragraph covered his career, which is probably just the way he would have wished it. One feature [...]

January 31

British Standards 2961:1958 titled Typeface Nomenclature was published on January 31, 1958. It represents an attempt to systematize the terminology of a craft which had heretofore resisted such endeavors for over five hundred years. While there is a reasonable amount of agreement on some printing trade terms and it wouldn’t take very long for any [...]