TITLE

Typographers aren't always associated with big laughs

AUTHOR(S)
Burgoync, Patrick
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Creative Review;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses reports within the issue including the Comedy Carpet art project and typographers Gordon Young and the Why Not Associates studio.
ACCESSION #
66742553

 

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