Reviving Caslon

William Berkson, on creating a new revival of William Caslon’s 18th century typefaces:

To go back to the analogy of the performance of an old song or old music score, the situation reminds me of what Ira Gershwin said when he heard Ella Fitzgerald’s recording of the Gershwin song book. “I never knew we were so good until I heard Ella sing our songs.”

Monday, 26 July 2010