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Letters from Sweden Book


Production Method

Foil stamp



Malmsten Hellberg

Designer: Stefania Malmsten
Designer: Ulrika Hellberg
Assistant designer: Karin Bellander
Type Designer: Göran Söderström
Type Designer: Erik Moberg
Photographer: Ola Bergengren
Writer: Patch Hofweber




Letters from Sweden’s font library and custom fonts are catalogued across 80 carefully-paced and information-packed pages while being carefully bound in a perfectly Swedish cover design. 



Letters from Sweden

Quantity Produced


Production Cost

Production Time

3 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

Page Count


Paper Stock

270 g
115 g

Number of Colors




Perfect bound


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Eksell Display

This piece is available for purchase for € 27.77

Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book
Letters from Sweden Book

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Project Description

This book is the first in a series of printed specimens for Swedish foundry Letters from Sweden, founded by Göran Söderström. Letters from Sweden 2011–€“2015 is divided into three sections (Retail, Custom, and Fonts in Progress) printed on different paper qualities. The book features photography by Ola Bergengren. An update on the traditional type specimen it presents letters on paper along with a presentation of the company and the area of Björkhagen outside Stockholm.

Production Lesson(s)

Sad lesson that with each new printed project there's less and less and paper options. At least in Sweden. ”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

August 3, 2016


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FPO (For Print Only), is a division of UnderConsideration, celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.

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UnderConsideration is a graphic design firm generating its own projects, initiatives, and content while taking on limited client work. Run by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit in Bloomington, IN. More…

blogs we publish

Brand New / Displaying opinions and focusing solely on corporate and brand identity work.

Art of the Menu / Cataloguing the underrated creativity of menus from around the world.

Quipsologies / Chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

products we sell

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work.

Brand New Conference videos / Individual, downloadable videos of every presentation since 2010.

Prints / A variety of posters, the majority from our AIforGA series.

Other / Various one-off products.

events we organize

Brand New Conference / A two-day event on corporate and brand identity with some of today's most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

Brand Nieuwe Conference / Ditto but in Amsterdam.

Austin Initiative for Graphic Awesomeness / A speaker series in Austin, TX, featuring some of the graphic design industry's most awesome people.


Favorite Things we've Made / In our capacity as graphic designers.

Projects we've Concluded / Long- and short-lived efforts.

UCllc News / Updates on what's going at the corporate level of UnderConsideration.

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