Akzidenz Grotesk Type Specimen

A type specimen book for the typeface Akzidenz Grotesk. I juxtaposed the expository text with Ezra Pound's "A Retrospect & A Few Don'ts," which stated Pound's belief that poetry should be simple and clean, yet still expressive like music. I thought that Akzidenz Grotesk possessed those qualities—it is seemingly plain, but is actually quite quirky and expressive compared to its counterparts such as Helvetica.

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