Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970 Typographic designs and letterforms

A project in Prague, Czech Republic by Benda Book

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Extraordinary book about one of the important figures in the history of Czech Republic – English edition 2021.
Backers: 388
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $39,544 of $36,000
Dates: Nov 11th -> Dec 16th (35 days)
Project By: Benda Book
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Great news! Our project is JUST FUNDED!

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
It’s 100% sure! We will publish the book Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970, Typographic designs and letterforms in English! Thank you to all of our backers for helping us reach our funding goal! We are so grateful to every one of you. Thank you!... (Read More)

90% –– we’ve send the book to translation!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Being only 10% close to our goal make us believe we’ll make it! So we’ve did a big step forward and send the book to translation! Earlier translation means we could finish our book earlier and the possibility of sending it to you sooner than... (Read More)

Hooray! We’re on 70%!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers,  first of all, thank you all for your enormous support! We are slowly getting closer and closer to our goal. Now we need your help more than ever – when you share, leave a comment or link our campaign to your friends and colleagues... (Read More)

Watch Petra’s talk “Introducing Jaroslav Benda” online!

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
If you fancy to hear more about Jaroslav Benda and the book itself, watch Petra’s live talk at TypeCon, Minneapolis (2019). Video has only 20 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_GRa3PwEq8  (Read More)

We are half way there! Thank you! ありがとう! Merci! Danke! Díky! Vďaka! Grazie! Obrigado! Cảm ơn! Спасибо!

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve reached 50% –– US$ 18,000 –– in only 6 days! #bendabook campaign runs nicely –– thanks to you! We believe that we can make it together. Please help us get to the finish line!   (Read More)

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November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Cihan Tamti’s book with 100 selected posters. These posters include free and personal ones, real commission work, exhibition posters, and award-winning posters. Support the Breakout—100 Posters Book by Cihan Tamti and Slanted.   (Read More)

Show us the power of typo community: support Kris Sowersby’ The Art of Letters!

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
The book Kris Sowersby: The Art of Letters examines Sowersby’s letter drawing practice while considering the characters as independent works of art, exploring their interconnections of function and style. It celebrates the absurd beauty involved in... (Read More)

The Special Limited Edition is apparently selling like hot cakes!

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
If you fancy something rare, hurry up! We will print only 100 copies of Special Limited English Edition version. Each will be hand numbered by Petra with Liquid Chrome marker, signed by all authors on title page and covered in the very special Plike... (Read More)

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