Åbäke, London

Romulus Family font

 

The book The Object Lessons is a story inspired by an exhibition, considered through three parallel accounts told in the first, second and third person.

The Object Lessons is an exhibition inspired by the narratives, characters and artworks features in a short story.

 

The book is typeset in revivals of Romulus Open, Romulus Sans and Cancelleresca Bastarda, initaly made by dutch typographer Jan van Krimpen. Starting from rough documents found in a library, Jonas Meier and Benjamin Reichen remake the font family, especially for this book.

 

The book was designed by Åbäke.