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Marcia Loeb

Author of New Art Deco Alphabets (Dover, New York, 1975). That book contains 38 alphabets which are referred to as NADA1 through NADA38 on the web page. Some alphabets have names: 2 (Saxony), 3 (Julep), 4 (Amazon), 5 (Rose), 6 (Zig Zag), 7 (Mah-Jong), 8 (Boogie), 9 (Stardust), 11 (Samba), 12 (Bolt Flash), 13 (Elite), 15 (Rio), 16 (Mecca), 17 (Inca), 18 (Bambu), 19 (Claude), 21 (Fan), 23 (Tropez), 24 (Roxy), 25 (Waldorf), 26 (Cube), 27 (Electra), 28 (Empire), 31 (Mode), 32 (Ebony), 33 (Reflex), 36 (Rainbow), 37 (Big Lou). Abstractfonts link.

The page by Sander de Voogt also mentions a number of digital fonts based on her work:

  • Manfred Klein made Art Nouveau Caps (2006, based on Saxony=NADA2), Dot Caps MK (2004, based on Julep=NADA3), Dot Caps Two (2004, based on Mode=NADA31), Multi Caps One and Two (2004, both based on Cube=NADA26).
  • Bright Ideas created Moteefe (based on Boogie=NADA8).
  • Stefan Lundhem created Bessie (2001, based on Rainbow=NADA36) and Billie (2001, based on Zig Zag=NADA6).
  • House of Lime digitized Big Lou (2003, NADA37) and Retro Elite (2003, based on Elite=NADA13).
  • Doug Olena made Aquarium (NADA38) and Loeb Eclipse Caps (NADA10).
  • Ken Kizer created Sunrise Sunset (1996) in 1996, based on NADA10, NADA22 and NADA35.
  • Renn Crump made Rio Art Deco (2002, based on Rio=NADA15).
  • An unknown designer published Decollection (1997), which is based on Boogie (NADA8) and Big Lou (NADA37).
  • Steve Ferrera created Supercarguy (2006), based on Empire=NADA28.
  • Seth Martin designed Stardust06 (2006), after Stardust=NADA9.
  • Alex Sheldon created Match&Kerosene (2009), which was modeled after Zig Zag (NADA6) and rainbow (NADA36).
  • John Wollring designed Zig Zag ML (2009) based on ZigZag=NADA6, and ML Roxy Initials KK based on Roxy.

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Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html