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Assignment 4:History of an aspect of Typography

I wasn’t sure where to begin with this research point as most of the history of Typography is new to me. I looked a little into ‘Linotype Machines’ and how that came into being but was more interested in an a more unique area.  I really like the style of neon or illuminated lights you see in America, think above a Diner or Motel and wanted to explore how they got their lettering and what effect if any it had on the development of type…

Example of a neon sign in Phoenix Az, USA

Example of a neon sign in Phoenix Az, USA

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