Okay we may or may not be referencing ourselves in this headline. But we’ve been on the record as having some minor comic sans issues, perhaps related to some traumatic incident related to its misuse in a Microsoft Windows ’95 document In any case, we love typography and appreciate those who master it so beautifully. So with that, we’re happy to present some really fun gifts for type geeks, font nerds, graphic designers, or former typesetters in your life.
All gifts have been editorially determined by our staff, there is no compensation in exchange for picks. CMP is an rstyle and Amazon affiliate. Discount codes expire 12/31/15.
Words to live by. ($20 at Society6)
You know we can never resist a good pun. Especially one so pretty. ($65 at Fair Goods)
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It almost seems as if it’s urging you to open another bottle of wine. ($12 at SF MoMA store)
In a world of silkscreened country motifs, it’s nice to bring a little modernism into the kitchen. ($26 at the MoMA store, $23.40 for members)
Adult game night, anyone? (£9.99, Type Trumps)
A great way to start your child out with an excellent sense of color and design. But then, we adults love it too. ($25, ModernPop)
Look closely…there you go. ($29 at Fair Goods)
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Choose from Bauhaus or Helvetica. Sorry, no Hobo or Papyrus. ($18 at the MoMA store, $16.20 for members)
Think of it as an easy way to design your own typeface of sorts. Go ahead, name it after yourself too. ($11.79, Amazon)
Now that’s how you play with type.($24 at Obvious State)
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For those of you who miss the days that we couldn’t actually read a thing on the page, and we liked it that way. ($45 at Amazon)