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Angst, imagination, and the Ray Gun Effect: a history of grunge typography


Grunge typography is an often overlooked blip in the timeline of visual communication, yet its one of the most important categories of type. The Awl dives in to the 80s and 90s typography revolution that thrived on messy, heavy type to express every emotion that the wayward generation of the time was feeling. David Carson, the Godfather of Grunge, was the Kurt Cobain of the visual world, forgoing guitars and drums for gutters and Dingbats, encouraging young designers to put as much personality into their work as possible. Expression at the time was a backlash, a revolt against the consuming hyper-cleanliness of current design.

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