Seeking a showing of Kobe.

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Mike Freiman's picture
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Seeking a showing of Kobe.
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I wonder if anyone here might have a decent showing of the old Art Nouveau typeface Kobe that they might be willing to scan and send my way. Right now all I've got is a small, low-res, curled page scan.

I need Kobe (solid), not Kobe Open.

Amongst all of my books and catalogs, I find only one limited showing of Kobe Open – which is useless for my needs. I don't think that it is on any of the Dover/Dan Solo CD-ROMs, but perhaps in one of their 100 Font picture books?

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Mike, just a snippet of your small, low-res, curled page scan would probably be helpful...

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Joined: 9 Jun 2005 - 2:21pm
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Mike,

I make no guarantees that I can find it, but Dan Solo gave me several assorted specimen sheets a his typeface catalog in the late '80s ( I can't remember if Kobe was included). It's probably buried under at least a ton of paper, but if I can find it over the weekend I will scan and send it to you.

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Joined: 28 Mar 2005 - 4:58pm
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I've got a good specimen of kobe. I will scan it and send it soon.

Shu Lai's picture
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Joined: 28 Mar 2005 - 4:58pm
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Ok, I have it scanned Mike. Where would like me to send it?

Mike Freiman's picture
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Thank you very much for the offers.

You'll need this:
mj-oknow@wavecable.com

Nick, see here:
http://wtf.myfonts.com/images/63/636e10d4a62f0a815b8614293415fad5.44684....

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Joined: 13 Jul 2001 - 11:00am
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Shu, I think at this point we are all interested. Can you post it for all? Or, I could post it for all of us to see as well.

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Joined: 13 Jul 2001 - 11:00am
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hey that looks very close to something which was part of a paper sample which Louise Fili designed years ago. hmmm ... where is that thing.

Shu Lai's picture
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Joined: 28 Mar 2005 - 4:58pm
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Hey Tiff,

I know its late. But I will make a new posting to show Kobe for all.

Tiffany Wardle's picture
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Joined: 13 Jul 2001 - 11:00am
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better late than never. :^D thx shu.