Visual History of Cooper Black
You might not know it, but you’ve seen Cooper Black. On the shop-front, in naughty magazines, album covers and candy wrappers - this depression era novelty font gets around. And why wouldn’t it, it’s curvaceous and friendly, as the type designer who created this font said, “It’s a typeface for farsighted printers with nearsighted customers.
We think Cooper Black is just lovely, with a rich and robust history - so we put that history down visually with this infographic.
What a great topic and design! This topic just screams for the design to show the reader actual examples of Cooper Black in action, and the use of images in the timeline does just that. The design is focused on telling just one story, the timeline, and is fun & easy to read.
Thanks to Alia for sending in the link!