A taste of type

If Futura Extra Bold was a person, what would they be like? Would you go on a date with them? And what does a typeface smell like? Sarah Hyndman’s Type Tasting games question our responses to fonts. Last weekend, she brought a pop-up version of her workshop to the V&A. Natalie Kelter describes what happened

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Worthing, West Sussex

INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

Frome, Somerset

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Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire