Footnotes issue ABCDE subscription

CHF 30.–
  1. Permanent’s moment
    On the genesis of Karlgeorg Hoefer’s mid-twentieth century grotesk
    Florian Hardwig
  2. Pierre-Louis Vafflard
    The types cut for François-Ambroise Didot (1781–5)
    Sébastien Morlighem
  3. Ô Fernand
    One-off Seven: Fernand Baudin Bille and Feutre
    Coline Sunier & Charles Mazé
  4. (Way) Back to school
    Practical notes on Walter Käch’s educational material
    Dinamo & Omnigroup

Laurenz Brunner, Charles Mazé & Coline Sunier, Mathieu Christe, Dinamo & Omnigroup, Dávid Molnár


The 5th issue of Footnotes, the periodical bulletin of applied research in type design contains 4 articles, numbered 19–22. Each copy comes with complimentary goodies: a book-shelf-mark (listing the table of contents of the previous issue), a card with visual clues and a surprise sample.


Recap after use, Pierre-Louis, Ghostwriting, Right Wrong


catalogue number: LP05
release date: May 2024
ISSN: 2504-0413
format: 165 × 235 mm
volume: 48 inside pp.
iconography: 62 ill. b/w
editing & design: Mathieu Christe
lithography, printing & staple binding: Geneva, Switzerland


Places selling copies vary from issue to issue. A comprehensive list is available here. In case of out of print issues, another listing of institutions (often carrying a subscription) can be consulted there.


p. 227: the book reference “Buch der Schriften” should be “Nachdenken über Zeichen und Schriften”, Haupt Verlag, 2005.