- Field(s): Type Design, Typography
- Started: 2007
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I love Typography (ILT) was born on August 7, 2007. It exists because John Boardley has a passion for typography, type design, and lettering, and for the words born of those disciplines. As a child he wondered why the teacher asks to draw the letter a as an o with a tail, when, in Boardley’s books, the a’s had an extra bit at the top. ILT aims to make the subject more accessible, to bring the study of typography to the masses, if you will. It’s just about impossible to imagine a world without type, but at the same time type’s ubiquity has most of us taking it for granted. So take a closer look. Where do our letters originate? Why do they look the way they do? And what makes for good type and typography?