Archinect - News 2017-10-23T11:35:02-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/55683200/a-rational-approach A Rational Approach Archinect 2012-08-21T13:57:00-04:00 >2012-08-21T13:58:47-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a9/a998p887xkizr1c9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a9/a998p887xkizr1c9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a9/a998p887xkizr1c9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a9/a998p887xkizr1c9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>When asked, the German-born &ldquo;Father of Fonts&rdquo; insists that there is nothing similar about designing a typeface and designing a house. &ldquo;They&rsquo;re totally different,&rdquo; he says, in excellent English peppered with correctly implemented expletives. &ldquo;With a typeface, you design a space. A letter is defined by the inside space, more than it is by the outside. You design for shape, but also for function.&rdquo;... &ldquo;In either case,&rdquo; he concedes, &ldquo;the design is as much about function as it is about aesthetics.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>