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  • Issue 1, A little drama in letters
  • Letter News Newsletter, August (Leo) 2008
  • The inaugural edition features: Lettering for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Custom fonts are big with Big Business, Zapf's Archives in Wolfenb�ttel, and Remembering Robert Rauschenberg

  • Issue 6: Moving on
  • Letter News Newsletter, Jan 2009
  • Hotel logotypes: Felix, Phulay Bay and Ultimate Stay,
    Fontifier: instant handwriting fonts, What the font?, Phulay bay comps

  • Issue 7: Enhancing a bookcover
  • Letter News Newsletter, February 2009
  • Book covers from Fashion-forward adventures of Imogene, SF Library's eminent lettering and book arts collection, stereotypes and clich�s, Linotype's Font Finder, iPhone font aps.

  • Promo
  • Brand it! April, 2009
  • Branded boots "A fabulous logo is the first step toward creating a great brand."

  • Issue 8: Custom fonts for Loehmann's
  • Letter News Newsletter, April, 2009
  • Custom fonts designed for Loehmann's, Anne Hechle work online, PopChar character finding ap, Jill's presentation at AFF.

  • Issue 9: A jewel of a design
  • Letter News Newsletter, May 2009
  • Logotype and monogram for Mauri Pioppo Fine Jewelry, John Langdon's ambigrams in Angels and Demons, talk in LA to SFC.

  • Issue 10: Artful Lettering
  • Letter News Newsletter, June, 2009
  • Starbucks Coffee Liqueur Campaign lettering, Identifiers--Jayme Odgers' show of art full of lettering, TypeCon 2009, TypeCulture

  • Issue 11: Rune Warriors
  • Letter News Newsletter, July, 2009
  • Rune Warriors book jacket lettering, Goodbye Gutenberg, Hellow Jikji -Korean first movable type book, Typographica

  • Issue 12: Making a mark at the mall
  • Letter News Newletter, September 2009
  • Handlettered billboards at South Coast Plaza, June Corley's typographic menagerie, Mark Van Stone's take on the Mayan predictions for 2012, S news blast, Delphic Games
  • Issue 13: Going International
  • Letter News #13 October, 2009
  • Hotel Monte Mulini in Croatia, Hangul: one of the few writing systems in use with an actual inventor, the Lost Letters of Sumner Stone, WOFF type format for the web
  • Issue 14: It's all about self-promotion
  • Letter News Newsletter: Jan. 2010
  • Self-promotional postcards, The Big Book of Self Promotion, The opposite of calligraphy cacography, Links to lists of great books about type
  • Issue 18: Here We Go Again
  • LetterNews Newsletter- June, 2010
  • Rambla Records and "Here We Go Again", TypeCon hits Los Angeles this summer, Type portraits, and Manuale Zapficum honored by AIGA
  • Issue 20: a sign of summer
  • LetterNews Newsletter: August, 2010
  • Maria Puck Caf� logotype, Become a master of typography in 100 pages, Title Man Harold Adler, It's a sign museum, Buchstaben Museum of Letters in Berlin
  • Issue 22: brush drawn
  • LetterNews Newsletter November 2010
  • Brush drawn illustrations for foreign language calendars, NY & LA tables, The always fabulous Newberry Library, What can you do with web fonts?, How to do webfonts with Typekit
  • Issue 23: Let it snow!
  • Christmas 2010
  • Wishing you a warm and wonderful winter!
  • Issue 25: fabulous fantasies
  • LetterNews Newsletter - February 2011
  • Arthur and the Minimoys bookjackets, MoMA's new digital type library and exhibit, The pen is mightier than the keyboard when it comes to activating the brain
  • Issue 26: Bedtime stories
  • LetterNews Newsletter - March 2011
  • Bedtime Stories book titles, Doyald Young 1926-2011, Literary Tattoos, Two lettering artists receive MacArthur Fellow award
  • Issue 27: the vacation issue
  • Letter News Newsletter - June 2011
  • Little Blue Envelope titles, Signage on the road, The Story Tellers from a culture with no written language, wooden cross lettering, Carumba in Taos
  • Issue 28: mo promo
  • LetterNews Newsletter -July 2011
  • Muse logo using Gigi, Handwriting v. a handwriting font, St. Louis Cemetery lettering, The two hot topics at TypeCon: web fonts and static v dynamic design.
  • Issue 30: Madame Woo
  • LetterNews Newsletter - September 2011
  • Madame Woo logotype, Letter press iPad app, Letter press truck hits the road, Two great type and design webcasts: Design Matters and Type Radio.
  • Issue 34: Toast the New Year
  • LetterNews Newsletter - Jan 2012
  • D'Alfonso-Currran wine label, The abundance of fonts, Asemic writing, What our Lettering Needs new book about Zapf.
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