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David Lance Goines

San Francisco-based poster artist and writer, b. 1945. Author of A Constructed Roman Alphabet, a Geometric Analysis of the Greek and Roman Capitals and of the Arabic Numerals (David R. Godine, Boston, 1982). Each character of his roman alphabet is described using compass and ruler in the style of the romain du roi. Wonderful! He also wrote An Introduction to the Elements of Calligraphy (3rd ed. 1968; reprint, Berkeley, California: Saint Heironymous Press, 1975).

In 2017, he designed an art nouveau poster based on a 1921 poster by Jugendstil artist Leopold Forstner. Wikipedia page.

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