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83M80: Letterpress in the digital era




DESCRIPTION
An exploration of the influence of technology in visual communication, from the days of the letterpress to the Internet era. Focusing on errors and misconceptions from developing technologies, 83M80 preserves these aesthetic cues by representing them in a movable typeface.


MEDIUM
Metal cast movable typeface, with 10 different styles. Whole set  is+400 characters, contained in a custom built letterpress case, built from vintage Hamilton cases.


PRESS & RECOGNITION
Recipient of the 2015 Award of excellence from the Type Directors Club of NYC.



CREDITS
A collaboration with Lucas Benarroch︎
New York City, USA. 2014



















© Gonzalo Hergueta —  ︎ / ︎ —  New York, 2018.