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Tattoo videos

I guess it shouldn't surprise me, but the more time I spend talking about typography to people who are into it, the more people want to know as much about my nerdy type tattoos as they want to know about whatever I'm supposed to be talking about. As a result, I've been featured in a couple of videos that just take a look at my scrawny arms with their interesting markings:

The Alphabet Man

Dan Rhatigan on type...Type on Dan Rhatigan from Grey London on Vimeo.

Just for the sake of reference, here’s a list of my tattoos (as of August 2014, of course):

  1. R from unknown wood type

  2. & from Poetica by Robert Slimbach

  3. ü from Meta Bold by Erik Spiekermann

  4. s from Fette Fraktur

  5. K from the old Krispy Kreme logo

  6. g from Baskerville, based on types of John Baskerville

  7. § from Champion Gothic Middleweight by Jonathan Hoefler

  8. 7 from Century Oldstyle Bold by Morris Fuller Benton

  9. y from Cooper Black Italic by Oswald Cooper

  10. W from Whitney Bold by Tobias Frere-Jones

  11. z from Stilla by François Boltana

  12. r from Maple Medium by Eric Olson

  13. 2 from Ingeborg Block by Michael Hochleitner

  14. w from Actium Black Italic by Gerben Dollen

  15. a from Dolly Italic by Underware

  16. e from Sodachrome (Left and Right) by Ian Moore and Dan Rhatigan

  17. Y from Banco by Roger Excoffon

  18. Å from Leyton by Ian Moore

  19. C from De Little 30-Line 196

  20. H from Calypso by Roger Excoffon

  21. é from Gill Sans Ultrabold (Gill Kayo) by Eric Gill

  22. B from Festival Titling by Phillip Boydell

  23. ø from Bell Centennial Bold Listing by Matthew Carter

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