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The recent redesigned issues of Wallpaper have just about removed all vesitages of Matthew Carter's Big Caslon (italic swash, sparingly- bold and bold italic); and Charter. I even think they used Alisal too. Amplitude is also gone.
For text there is a very literary face by Enschede (Trinite or Lexicon???). The workhorse sans, a warmer Univers-like-grot is elegantly neutral. There is also a new titling face in the vein of Profile.
While the new look is certainly fresh it doesn't not come off with same perfect glove and hand combination of types as the previous editions of the magazine. I particularly do not enjoy seeing the Enschede type there- seems out of place to me- looks better in a books if you ask me. Perhaps the new look is a soft beauty as oppose to harsh one- something I'm not quite used to yet in bleeding edge fashion and design.
Does anyone have the scoop on the new fonts and who led the redesign?
Mike Diaz :-)