It starts with a 16 year old Louise Fili traveling to Italy, stepping off the plane, and falling in love with a billboard. That moment marked the start of Fili’s typographic obsession, and budding career in graphic design.
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We’re searching for the talent of two people: a type designer and a graphic designer / typesetter. Of course this could be one in the same person, but I am coming to you with the promise of press exposure (read: this is not a paying gig) and I value your time.
Okay, half of you stopped reading there. :)
The project is for the second edition of my book, “The Typographic Desk Reference.” It’s been a long time in the making and we’re turning the corner on it. It’s grown quite a bit having over-doubled in size, which is why I need your help to get this thing to press and onto people’s desks.
Interested parties should inquire through (desk _at_ article _dot_ is) and I’ll fill you in on the details.
I hope to hear from you soon and thank you for your time,
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