Plantin for Monocle

Monocle… Ahhh the smell of it! The feel of it’s paper, the look of it’s spreads and perfectly set type. I love it! I think its one of the best designed publications out there. “On the newsstand today there is no better example of elegant typographic restraint than Monocle… Other than the occassional decorative numeral, only Plantin and Helvetica appear on its pages.”

Thanks to an email from FontShop, now I know Plantin is the face gracing the cover, and pages, of this magazine.

Read the entire article here.


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