BibliOdyssey: Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Typography


A collection of beautifully intricate, vintage typography by the Sanborn Map Company, ranging from 1880 to 1920.

More samples available on the BiblioOdyssey blog.


Beauty in Black

A rich, dense texture full of detail, a generous and varied application of pigment, and plentiful curvy lines make these pieces both hardened by blackness and softened by graceful motion, resulting in a captivating mood. Illustrative art by Nanami Cowdroy.