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Introducing the first variable font – from 1793

When Sat 15 Sep 1510
Where Arenberg Theater
What
Who Petra Rueth
In the late 18th century, C. G. Roßberg, a German clerk, worked on a stunning project: he envisioned a system of scripts which would harmonize together. Following the Renaissance approach, where science and art were intermingled, his aim was to encapsulate the beauty of letters in a mathematical system.

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