Wood Type for All

Ever since I became aware of its existence, I have wanted to visit the Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Two Rivers. Until then I will have to be satisfied with drooling over the Unicorn Graphics Online Wood Type Museum, which features a digital cornucopia of specimens from a bygone era.

The centerpiece of their online collection is definitely the Hamilton Wood Type Catalog #14, which they have lovingly scanned in its entirety. Hoefler & Frere-Jones have already waxed poetic about this collection. If a gorgeous page like this doesn’t make you freak out just a little, you might be running in the wrong crowd. Foils dude, look at them foils:

Hamilton Wood Type