Convinced that powerful cultural stories can be revealed through typography, I set out to capture & highlight the typographic relics that live on antique store shelves. Over the past several weeks, I visited shops in Milwaukee, Providence and Boston, and on the following pages, I share my findings.

I attempted to organize this antique type the way items are set out in these stores — sometimes purposefully and sometimes haphazardly — and in some cases, the resulting juxtaposition of cultural paraphernalia says more than the type itself.


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