NYT manages to shed light on Ikea font fight

September 6, 2009 § Leave a comment

Finally, after a week of fatuous mockery from all major media outlets, NYT applies some thought to what's actually an interesting story about the history of design and technology.

Question: how many bloggers beat them to this punch?

From The New York Times:

Typography Fans Say Ikea Should Stick to Furniture
By EDWARD ROTHSTEIN

The company provoked outrage among designers when it replaced its version of the famed font Futura with the computer-screen font Verdana in its 2010 catalog.

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