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Three Islands Press : Offbeat : Chromosome
Three Islands Press Chromosome™ ($39)

Copyright: ©1995 by Three Islands Press
Designer: Brian Willson
Includes: Chromosome Light ($12), Chromosome Heavy ($12), Chromosome Light Reversed ($12), Chromosome Heavy Reversed ($12)
Packages: 3IP Library, Offbeat Collection
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Chromosome

ChromosomeIt hit me one day that the ’60s-vintage labelmaker I found in the back of a drawer might make an interesting display face. I began playing around—squeezing out letters at various pressures, scanning the results, going over the scans in a vector-graphics app. Looked pretty good. To my chagrin, however, I soon after got a glimpse of someone else’s label-tape font. Though modeled after a more modern device, its rocketing popularity prompted me to set Chromosome aside for a year or so. Finally finished it up in late-1995. The full release has light and heavy weights, regular and reversed styles. US$39.

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