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I just read that Christian Schwartz was awarded the Prix Charles Peignot. It is well deserved, he is an amazing type designer. The press info says he released his first typeface at the age of 14.
Now, when I was 14 I was into Heavy Metal and made this belt:
September 17, 2007 in Type & Design | Permalink
Great stuff! So you liked Saxon by then, HAHA.
I myslf had a jeans jacket with the logos of KISS, Aerosmith and Deep Purple carefully painted all over the back!
Stefan Hattenbach |
September 17, 2007 at 03:17 PM
Saxon had that cool logo, with an S that looked like an axe. I used to draw it all the time. Hmm... maybe it was got me into type. i bought patches for my jacket too (Judas Priest, & accept) but in the last hour I didn't want to spoil the jacket so I sold them a guy named Hans (why I remember this – I don't know!)
Peter Bruhn |
September 17, 2007 at 03:25 PM
Yeah, the 14-year-old thing struck me too. I had been thinking that I had loads of time to start designing my first typeface (with Fred Goudy as my exemplar), but now I realize that I better get cracking!
Reed Reibstein |
September 17, 2007 at 08:59 PM
It was YOU that set the spirit freeeeeeeee!!!
September 17, 2007 at 11:38 PM
Denim and Leather! Brought us all together! Thanks a lot for getting that song stuck in my head.
September 17, 2007 at 11:41 PM
Accept Ahhhh, memories of high school. Saw them in concert in Florida on the Metal Heart tour. Awesome.
Chris Keegan |
September 18, 2007 at 01:20 AM
Hahha...I've had that song in my all morning. I'm happy I can share. Got to get i from iTunes now.
I never saw saxon, I did however see "Accept", I think it was the "Balls to the Wall" tour. It was my first concert – it was wonderful...and scary.
Peter Bruhn |
September 18, 2007 at 08:12 AM
Just saw this:
Thought you guys might be interested
September 21, 2007 at 09:20 AM
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