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Lausanne

Lausanne is a multicultural city, rich in history. Headquarters of the Olympic Committee and prestigious schools, attracts people from all over the world, absorbing influences and creating a particular cultural landscape, which could be called “Swiss.” As soon we
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Landeck

Landeck (Austria) is a small town in the fantastic alpine landscape. From a point of view of typography we can see a strong connection with the German / Gothic culture; the lines of the type are generally hard and sharp, often based on calligraphic strokes. In the contemporary
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Canazei

We were pleased to see a small community like Canazei with such a strong visual identity. As often happens in Trentino, most of the signs is even hand-painted and there are walls that tell about the story and the personality of the territory. From the perspective of typographic
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Bled

The small town of Bled is not only a beautiful resort for mountain lovers, it’s also famous for the medieval history of the castle and the chapel in the middle of the lake, while its Art Nouveau villas manifest the glory of ’900. In the sanctuary we found the best
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Ljubljana

The visual identity of Ljubljana is very strong and closely linked to the one of Austro-Hungarian Empire, although its typography does not have the same strength and not even a specific address. In our journey we were still fascinated by the characters of the late 800 and early
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Toledo

The typography of toledo grows in consistent and fruitfull way from its roots (see Historical Toledo) in a consistent and fruitful way. This applies to both techniques and styles used. The art of ceramics, never abandoned, found in lettering one of its best expressions. In street
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Historical Toledo

The Imperial Ciaudad, is a succession of wonderful writings, which handed down it’s multicultural history. From the Roman times till Philip II, through the Visigoths, Toledo has experienced great periods. From The First Empire and the medieval period we can find beautiful
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Nuremberg

After the bombing of the Great War, as often happens in Germany, the city of Nürnberg was rebuilt. Despite this, thanks to a clever work of restoration and preservation of historical heritage, we still can find tracks from the past of the place. The cathedral is full of Gothic
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Vietnam

You can not talk about Vietnam without telling about the war. This population fought against the biggest empires of the world, China, France and America. From the Chinese domination, around the thirteenth century, Vietnam takes its first alphabets chữ nho e chữ nôm, developed by
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Porec

Nella città di Porec sviluppatasi su un vecchio porto romano non abbiamo trovato particolari tendenze tipografiche.La presenza romana è ancora visibile sui palazzi decorati a mosaici e nelle iscrizioni incise su pietra, che qualche artigiano continua a praticare. Le odierne
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