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Simon Garfield

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Maps and How the Worlds Looks

Monday, February 25, 2013

Simon Garfield tells the history of maps from the early explorers’ maps to the satellite renderings on our smartphones. He explains how maps reflect the best and worst of what makes us human. His book On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks is full of fascinating tales of cartographic intrigue, outsize personalities, and “pocket maps.”

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All About Fonts

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Simon Garfield talks about the history of fonts, from font "pirating" dating back nearly as far as Gutenberg to the creation of Comic Sans and Ikea’s font-change controversy. Just My Type: A Book About Fonts shows how something as simple as font choice can speak volumes about our cultural climate and personal tastes.

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What Is This?

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Find out tomorrow, when Simon Garfield talks about the history of fonts.

Listen to the interview here!

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