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A font designed by Alvin Lustig in the 1930s is being revived as wood type and digital fonts w/ the guidance of Elaine Lustig Cohen.
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    UPDATES
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    DIGITAL FONT - LUSTIG ELEMENTS
    Digital, OpenType format of 'Lustig Elements Regular' from P22 digital type foundry. Download link will be provided when font is completed.

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    NOTEBOOKS - LUSTIG ELEMENTS GRID / EARLY BIRD
    A pack of 3 custom notebooks (3.5"x5.5", 32 pgs.) with pages featuring the geometric grid used to design the font. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    NOTEBOOKS - LUSTIG ELEMENTS GRID
    A pack of 3 custom notebooks (3.5"x5.5", 32 pgs.) with pages featuring the geometric grid used to design the font. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    SPECIMEN SHEET - EARLY BIRD
    A 11"x14" specimen sheet featuring uppercase A-Z. To be printed with the original wood type produced at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    DIGITAL FONTS - LUSTIG ELEMENTS
    All three digital, OpenType versions (Regular, Small Cap, and Inline) of Lustig Elements from P22 digital type foundry. Download link will be provided when font is completed.

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    SPECIMEN SHEET - WIDE
    A 20"x5" specimen sheet featuring uppercase A-Z. To be printed via polymer plate. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    PRINTS - BIG LETTERS (QTY. 1)*
    11"x14" print featuring ONE of the following (your choice): 'ABC,' 'XYZ,' 'LAX,' 'NYC.' To be printed via polymer plate. *Rewards for more than 1 Big Letters print also available below.* *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    SPECIMEN SHEET
    A 11"x14" specimen sheet featuring uppercase A-Z. To be printed with the original wood type produced at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    PRINTS - BIG LETTERS (QTY. 2)*
    11"x14" prints featuring TWO of the following (your choice): 'ABC,' 'XYZ,' 'LAX,' 'NYC.' To be printed via polymer plate. *Rewards for more than 2 Big Letters prints also available below.* *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    PRINTS - BIG LETTERS (QTY. 3)*
    11"x14" prints featuring THREE of the following (your choice): 'ABC,' 'XYZ,' 'LAX,' 'NYC.' To be printed via polymer plate. *Rewards for more than 3 Big Letters prints also available below.* *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    SPECIMEN SHEET - *SIGNED*
    A 11"x14" specimen sheet featuring uppercase A-Z. To be printed with the original wood type produced at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. Limited edition signed by AIGA Medalist Elaine Lustig Cohen. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    PRINTS - BIG LETTERS (QTY. 4)*
    11"x14" prints featuring FOUR of the following (your choice): 'ABC,' 'XYZ,' 'LAX,' 'NYC.' To be printed via polymer plate. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    FILM CREDITS
    Your name will be included in the film credits and on the web site. You'll also receive a specimen sheet signed by Elaine Lustig Cohen. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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    PRESENTATION & PRINTING W/ WOOD TYPE
    Great for AIGA groups, colleges, and in-house creative teams. I'll travel to your location anywhere in the U.S. to share the full story of the 5+ years of reviving the font. Includes 1-hour presentation and 6-hour, hands-on workshop* printing with Lustig Elements wood type from Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. **I'll bring the wood type / you supply the printing equipment - press(es), ink, brayer(s), paper, etc.**

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    WOOD TYPE
    VERY RARE opportunity to own a piece of Lustig Elements wood type from Hamilton. A limited number of Ampersands will be cut exclusively for this reward. You'll also receive a specimen sheet signed by Elaine Lustig Cohen. *Add $10 for shipping outside the U.S.A.

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