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Re: [BKARTS] Page border-ornament examples



Katie,

Emigre makes a wonderful decorative font called "hypnopaedia"  you can look at
samples on their website http://www.emigre.com
also Adobe "Caravan" which may be too delicate for your purposes.

Joan Lyons

Katie Harper wrote:

> I'm working on a job that is going to require a very light, tasteful page
> border or ornament to be letterpress printed on each page of the book. It
> should be delicate but neither feminine nor masculine. Hard to explain, but
> I know I have seen examples, just can't think where. I have a few things in
> metal that might work, but most are heavier and more ornate in style than
> what I need, so I'll probably end up doing it digitally and making a plate.
> I have looked through all my books about books, printing, design, etc., and
> cannot find any examples of these types of things. Can anyone recommend
> books or other sources where I might find examples of this type of thing?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Katie Harper
> Ars Brevis Press
> Cincinnati, OH
> 513-233-9588
> http://www.arsbrevispress.com
>
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