Articles tagged erik spiekermann

6 Jan 2009 // 3:15 AM

Independent Lens: Helvetica

Helvetica, the film's experts repeat, is sort of generic -- in the sense that it is familiar and enduring, making readers feel comfortable and reassured.

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23 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Give ‘Em Helvetica

The famed font aspires to eerie emptiness of meaning. Now, has it persuaded us to do the same?

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The Romantic Nightmare in Alfred Döblin's 'Bright Magic'

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"The stories in this collection are circular, puzzling; they often end as cruelly as they do quietly, the characters and their journeys extinguished with poisonous calm.

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