[ tahyp-feys ]
/ ˈtaɪpˌfeɪs /
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Origin of typeface
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A loose-fitting, almost Roman dress reflected what Lagerfeld described in the show notes as a “Roman typeface of design.”
The italics are Hoberman's, but the words would be shocking in any typeface.
/ (ˈtaɪpˌfeɪs) /
another name for face (def. 17)
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