What is blackletter metaphor?

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pris's picture
Joined: 2 Nov 2008 - 6:59am
What is blackletter metaphor?

I was confused with the use of blackletter metaphor. For contemporary, is it true that metaphor is use to convey hip hop and in heavy metal? Besides, this typeface is also give a feelings of 'old and classy'.

Peter Fraterdeus's picture
Joined: 3 Nov 2006 - 8:59pm

It's associated with "Goth" and unfortunately with skin-head racist politics as well.

I hope it can also be an elegant form, if used appropriately.
See my "Cyber Gothic" at alphabets.com (font is not published...)

http://slowprint.com/ Letterpress for Typographers!