Typeface vision

Creating a spectacle of Helvetica and Garamond.

GaramondJapanese-based Type has created a line of eyewear designed to emulate the iconic typefaces Helvetica and Garamond. In light, medium and bold weights, you can get a pair for about 24,150 yen (or around $230). This goes to show that certain typefaces really are pleasing to the eye (pun intended). With more typefaces to come, let’s just hope Type stays away from Comic Sans…

This week’s Frandoms are by Jessica Rogers and LauraBeth Cooper, AD and CW at Open.