Berlin Museum Of Letters Celebrates the Alphabet

By: Cowbag - Published: Apr 13, 2009   Updated: Aug 8 2011 • References: core77
For the past four years, the Berlin Museum of Letters has been squirreling away, and saving, fonts, letters and typeface for future generations.

Visits to the museum are by appointment only to this rather random exhibit hall, but you can also see 48 of the examples online.

The brilliant historical lettering has been collected from all over Europe and saved for future generations to enjoy when Helvetica will just be a distant memory.

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