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 nearsited customers.” We think Cooper Black is just lovely, with a rich and robust history – so we put that history down visually with this infographic.
As a novelty t-shirt company we see our own industry history tied to Cooper Black’s success. So we wanted to shine a spotlight on this super fun font so popular on t-shirts.
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