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Specimen, Domaine Display Italic typeface

This is a Specimen. It was designed by Kris Sowersby and Klim Type Foundry. It is dated 2014. Its medium is digital print.

The Domaine family (2013) features a strong contrast between thick and thin strokes, yielding a typeface that is at once bold and delicate. Domaine has appeared in books, magazines, posters, and campaigns worldwide. Sowersby, a leader in the field of typeface design, offers his wares to the global design community through his Klim Type Foundry.

This object was donated by Kris Sowersby. It is credited Courtesy of Klim Type Foundry.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 89.2 × 65.1 cm (35 1/8 × 25 5/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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