• Vitruvius + Da Vinci + Tory + Ross + Wust

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Compare the underpinning grids created by Vitruvius, Da Vinci and Tory to a modern day Roman Type rendition/adaptation by A.R. Ross:

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When we digitally render our own original letterforms in Adobe InDesign or Illustrator, our pen, path tools and anchor points, as well as bezier curves, are not so dissimilar in form:

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