My copy of Berlin Typography arrived at The Bookmark this morning; I learned this because I happened to walk by the shop and was enthusiastically waved in.
There is a large part of my heart in Berlin, and if I was granted the wish to live elsewhere, it would be at the top of my list. We spent the balance of the summer of 2011 living, printing, exploring, drinking, eating in Berlin; not a spring has passed since when I don’t have thoughts of doing the same all over again. The book is a photographic love letter to the city’s typographical wonders, and leafing through it hasn’t done anything to stanch my longing.
It’s lovely to see a book like this packaged in an affordable 5 by 7 inch format; what might have been a $60 coffee table book is, instead, a $23 everyday book.
I remember your original posts from Berlin. They helped guide us a bit on our family visit in 2018. Agreed a very livable city. The visit also inspired a German lesson duel between my son and I on Duolingo.