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r a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aThe mythical eyeof the type designer(Harmonics, patterns and dynamics in formal typographicrepresentations of the Latin script | The regularization,standardization, systematization, and unitization of roman typesince its Renaissance origin until the Romain du Roi)r a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLzL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aHaving learned and memorised thetrue proportions of roman letter astaught in the manuals of Moille, Pacioliand others, the goldsmiths, punch-cutters and printers relied on their eyesand not upon their measuring tools.Stanley Morison, Fra Luca de Pacioli of Borgo S. Sepolcro (1933)r a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLJL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aThese gentlemen would have beenwell advised to a single rule which theyestablished, which is chiefly to beguided by the eye, the supreme judgePierre Simon Fournier, Manuel Typographique (17641766)(on the attempts of Jaugeon and his colleagues to standardizethe design of the Romain du Roi)r a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLaL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz a[] some indefinable talent in the bestpunch-cutters and type designers whoaimed and continue to aimat opticalharmony.Allen Hutt, Fournier, the compleat typographer (1972)(in his attempt to mistify the quality of punch cutters and typedesigners)r a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aEvery collection of graphemes repre-senting an alphabet has its own rules,defined by their specific harmonics,patterns and dynamics. When thegraphemes are commonly acceptedthey define the rules for the conditio-ning of their users and producers.feb, Modeldoctrine (19872011)r a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL6L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL/L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL8L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aroot

rectangler a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1oL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ahpHmmm-squaregoldensectionrectanglegoldensectionrectanglegoldensectionrectanglen-squarer a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL11L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aaar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1zL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1JL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aascenders &descendersascenders &descendersr a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1aL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aascenders &descendersascenders &descendersr a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz an-square n-squarer a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL16L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1/L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz aAlthough not always very literally,the bulk of the roman capitals used byfifteenth-century printers derive fromtitles employed in the books of thatearlier Renaissance whichCharlemagne had directed in the eightcentury.Stanley Morison, Fra Luca de Pacioli of Borgo S. Sepolcro (1933)r a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL18L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz annnnn B nnnnn Cnnnnn HnnnnnDNr a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueL1L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLzoL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLz1L1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz ar a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogLzzL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz annnnnnnnh minum oh minum or a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLzJL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz am m m nnnnnnmm o h n i umr a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence postingGridUnit arrangementCadence unitsMeasurementsReproducingSet lettersSystemizationEpilogueLzaL1 uz mv 1 u c AL z v z or 1 uz 1 v r z oz s cnz am m m nnnnnnmm o h n i umr a Ank z . s L ok L AnoA1 vr a z vk j Av k , r a oAv 1 6 s z r 1 z ms z a z o 1 1LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMythical eyeStandardizationDynamic rectangleEm-/en-squareRhythmMorphologyFence posti