The Schoyen Manuscript Collection

wormwood's picture

(I'm reposting this in 'General Discussions' because it only got 85 reads when i put it in 'Home » forums » Special Interest Groups » Typographic Education' which makes me think it got missed by a lot of people.)

You may all be well aware of this website, but just in case you weren't i thought i'd share this typographic (or should that be glyphic for non-printed letterforms?) goldmine of inspiration i found purely by chance...

http://www.nb.no/baser/schoyen/index.html

(click on an image to see a much bigger version)

It seems a little picky to say, because the content speaks so well for itself, but it's a shame the website design doesn't really do the content justice. If i weren't so busy i might offer a pro bono make over :)

Here's a small sample of the wonderous beauties that lay within...

It makes me feel so talentless. Well, at least digitally fraudulent.
All hail the scribe.

timd's picture

Definite bookmark, thank you.
Tim

dezcom's picture

Thanks Jon! Indeed a fabulous resourse!

ChrisL

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