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P22 Type Foundry, Toy Box extras
Steven Heller Collection, source materials for Letterforms, which he wrote with Christine Thompson
April 03, 2009

P22 Type Foundry, Toy Box extras

By: zacharysachs

The P22 Type Foundry, based in Buffalo, New York, packaged a typeface called Toy Box (originally named Child’s Play) with a set of extra glyphs including a collection of animal line-drawings based on children’s drawings. Commissioned by the London Transport Museum for a children’s exhibition in 1996, it was digitized by P22 founder Richard Kegler, with Michael Want, Mariah Kegler, Kevin Kegler, and Jennifer Kirwin-Want. Steven Heller included it in his book as an example of vernacular type.