Via the Financial Times, there’s a big fight a-brewin’ . . . and it’s over Times New Roman:
typography may present a genteel exterior, but it’s an art form punctuated by bitter rivalries and rampant plagiarism. . . .
The Times newspaper itself has begun accepting the possibility of an alternative history to its famous font. In 2007, the newspaper stated that Times New Roman was designed by Stanley Morison, Victor Lardent “and possibly Starling Burgess”.
(HT: Tyler Cowen)