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New Type: Sharp GroteskMarch 23, 2017

Swiss styling collides with the unexpected construction and wonky imperfectionism of 20th century American wood type in Lucas Sharp’s monument to Adrian Frutiger: Sharp Grotesk. With its exuberant personality, ink traps, and incredible range of moods, Sharp Grotesk is a brand new and uniquely American perspective on the genre of the multi-width grotesk.

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Sharp Grotesk Specimen FolioMarch 23, 2017

Two A4-sized printed pages + a 420 x 594mm fold-out poster featuring Lucas Sharp’s Sharp Grotesk. Printed on Mohawk Superfine in fluorescent red, black and silver. Hole punched to fit in an A4 binder.

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New Type: FabrigaOctober 31, 2016

Fabriga, designed by LuxTypo., speaks a familiar language in a distinctive voice. All emblematic decisions were informed by ideas around clarity and tone.

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Foundry: Sharp TypeSeptember 12, 2016

Since the publication of his Sharp Sans No.1 type family through the Village Incubator, designer Lucas Sharp has gone from strength to strength, releasing 3 more families through the Incubator and taking on some significant custom type projects.

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New Type: Sharp SansSeptember 12, 2016

In 2015, Lucas Sharp was commissioned by the Hillary Clinton for President campaign to create a custom version of his Sharp Sans Display typeface. Lucas worked closely with Jennifer Kinon, the creative director at the campaign; the Sharp Unity typeface incorporated many ideas Lucas had been developing for his “ur” version of the Sharp Sans typeface.

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