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Two Letter Words


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Alex Fuller




In this saddle-stiched book, Alex Fuller presents a type experiment, which examines formal relationships between characters in two letter words by way of creating two-color monograms. It could also be seen as seizing a chance to play with the newly released Neue Haas Grotesk. The entire project is an exercise in extreme simplicity that has this wanton minimalist enthusiast salivating. 




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Production Time

2 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

5 × 7 × .15 in

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Paper Stock

Mohawk / Via / Smooth, Natural / 65 C
Mohawk / Via / Smooth, Natural / 70 T

Number of Colors




Saddle Stitch (red coated staples)


Neue Haas Grotesk Bold

This piece is available for purchase for $20

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Project Description

Two Letter Words explores the combination of abstracted letterforms and the resulting words and marks they create.

Production Lesson(s)

This is the 5th book Shapco has printed for me. Developing a solid relationship with a printer can help move projects quickly and efficiently. I know exactly what to expect and that allows me to focus on the idea.”

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Duncan Robertson

Former intern at UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

July 31, 2013


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