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PQ Weekly Roundup: 20 May 2016

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   Lovers of letterpress take note! All Sorts Press is a little Hamilton, ON-based studio … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 15 Jan 2016

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   If you’re fascinated by Coach House Books (and who isn’t?), take a gander at … Continue reading

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It’s Typography Tuesday!

It has occurred to me recently that typefaces are like icebergs—so much of our experience of them lies beneath the surface. Though they seem by nature rather superficial, but when you think about it, typefaces convey meaning all their own … Continue reading

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5 Ways You Know You’re a Typophile

We here at PQL appreciate books. And design. Also book design. And we absolutely love a good example of well executed typographic style. Typography is the sort of the hot-button issue that has this magical, polarizing force that can make … Continue reading

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Frank Newfeld: The Book [in a Box] Part I — Introduction

Frank Newfeld is one of Canada’s more colourful book-world characters. A celebrated book designer, illustrator, art director, publisher and storyteller extraordinaire, he has inhabited — and shaped — the insular world of Canadian publishing. In 2008, The Porcupine’s Quill had … Continue reading

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