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TYPO TAPAS What's the point?

When Sun 21 Sep 1250
Where Museu del Disseny
Who Toshi Omagari

We live in a world where many things are measured in meters, with the exception of a few countries. One of the measurements resistant to metric system is the type size, whereas industrial paper is defined in metres. There are countries which tried to avoid this confusion altogether, but outside Japan it remains unpracticed. In this presentation I will discuss the history and benefit of using metric-based type size.

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