Heated Words

Regular price £42.50 GBP
As more than 300 richly layered illustrations in the book reveal, this particular typeface bold, neo-Gothic, and imposing decorates the fabric of the most influential music and fashion subcultures of the last half-century. Having evolved from embellished military flight jackets and sports uniform lettering in the early part of the twentieth century, the typeface appears on the denim vests of street gangs, the t-shirts of B-Boys in the 1970s, and the lo-fi DIY outfits of punk kids through the 1980s. Since its heyday as the Helvetica of the hip-hop generation, the font is once again an inescapable element of referential… Read more