designed by Kevin Barrett Kane

FPO (for placement only) is an old-style typeface for books that very much lives up to its name—it is still in progress.

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FPO Super Family long-term plan.
Original sketches.

“A book is a flexible mirror of the mind and the body.”

—Robert Bringhurst

Typographic Specimen

Designed by Kevin Barrett Kane

Kevin Barrett Kane is a book designer and typographer. He is the book designer at Stanford University Press and co-founder of The Frontispiece. He lives in San Francisco.