Two-tone Monograms Courtesy of The Daily Heller

The following collection of monograms is courtesy of Print Magazine's The Daily Heller, a wonderful email subscription series from design historian and critic Steven Heller. Sign up for your own daily dose of inspiration from Heller's archives here! 1.22.14/Two-tone Monograms

Monograms and signets are beautiful typographic delights that require a keen design sense and a calligraphic hand. These German specimens from Max Körner’s Das Neue Monogram und Zeichenwerk (c.1950) is a sampling of a lost talent, although not a lost art. So much was achieved with two colors and a pen.